Cheddar and Monterey Jack Panini


1 to 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 thick slices French bread, cut on an angle
1 slice Cheddar cheese
1 slice Monterey Jack cheese
2 thin slices ripe tomato
sprig of fresh basil leaves
freshly ground black pepper
1 to 2 tablespoons butter


Spread mayonnaise on 1 side of each slice of bread. Layer cheeses, tomato and basil leaves on bread. Add pepper to taste. Spread butter on the outside of bread slices and grill until cheese melts.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the American Dairy Association.