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Lasagna Grilled Cheese

Indulge in a fusion of comfort food classics with our mouthwatering Lasagna Grilled Cheese on ACE Bakery® Pane Rustico bread. Sink your teeth into layers of gooey mozzarella, savoury marinara sauce, and hearty ground beef nestled between two slices of artisanal bread, toasted to golden perfection. Elevate your grilled cheese game with this irresistible twist, sure to satisfy cravings and leave taste buds begging for more.


  • 4 slices ACE Bakery® Pane Rustico
  • 1 cup herbed ricotta (ricotta, 1/4 C parmesan cheese, 1/4 C fresh basil, salt, pepper)
  • 1 cup roasted cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup cooked Italian sausage, crumbled
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella
  • Butter. for spreading
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3-4 sprigs of fresh thyme 


  1. Roast Cherry Tomatoes: add cherry tomatoes to a roasting dish, toss with olive oil, fresh thyme sprigs, salt, and pepper, then roast in a 400°F oven for 20-25 minutes. 
  2. Prepare Herbed Ricotta: Mix ricotta, Parmesan, basil, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Set aside. 
  3. Cook Italian Sausage: Brown Italian sausage in a skillet over medium heat until cooked through. Set aside. 
  4. Assemble Sandwiches: Lay out 4 slices of Italian bread. Spread herbed ricotta generously on each slice. Top with roasted tomatoes, cooked Italian sausage, and mozzarella. Place remaining bread slices on top. 
  5. Heat skillet or griddle over medium heat. Spread butter on outer sides of each sandwich. Cook sandwiches until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 3-4 minutes per side. 
  6. Remove from skillet, let cool for a minute, then slice in half and serve hot.