If you love avocado toast, and the thought of biting into a grilled cheese gets you weak in the knees, here’s your next favorite meal: melted cheese, avocado, and sun-dried tomatoes sandwiched between two slices of whole-wheat bread. No butter necessary. Use a touch of extra-virgin olive oil to fry up the new weeknight staple. You’re welcome.

Sun-Dried Tomato and Avocado Grilled Cheese

Recipe by: The Greatist Team
Makes: 1 sandwich
​Ready in: 15 minutes


1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 slices whole-wheat bread
2 slices sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 avocado, sliced
6 sun-dried tomatoes


1. Heat a pan over medium-low heat. Brush 1/2 teaspoon olive oil on one side of a bread slice and place in the pan oil side down.

2. Top with cheese, avocado, tomatoes, and remaining slice of bread.

3. Lightly brush second slice of bread with remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil. Cook for about 2 minutes or until bread turns golden brown and cheese begins to melt.

4. Flip, and cook on the other side until bread is toasted and cheese is completely melted.