Onion Tomato Cheese Sandwich

This onion tomato cheese sandwich is your regular bread toast uplifted with little amount of cheese, mayonnaise and ketchup to make your Monday mornings more peaceful.

As a kid, i do not remember the Monday blues, mostly because i loved them. Monday’s were a beginning of a fresh new week, neatly ironed uniform out of the closet, freshly polished white shoes, oiled hair, the bag ready, the cycle cleaned and washed. With all these complete i still had time to do zillion more things.

Fast forward to now, the Monday’s are fearful,the craziness unwraps on Sunday, there is a long list of things to be complete, the kiddo’s homework still on table, the piled laundry, the grocery shopping, dusting, cooking and the list goes on. I always wonder how my mom managed all these with three kids!!! I should be called a super mom, if i manage everything and get up on Monday mornings with a big smile, do the tasks as planned and not chase that school bus.. that’s my dream for a perfect Monday and some dreams just stay there and don’t form a reality.

There are days where i plan my breakfast and have my Idli or Dosa batter ready the nutritious one power packed with all nutrients to kick start the monday when paired with right condiments and there are days where i simply am lazy enough and stack the lentils back into the refrigerator and cook my favourite Upma and there are some Monday’s where i simply pull out a bread toast it and have it plain like a poor soul.

At some point i learnt, well one of the good thing to kick start the blues is a good food, which always need not be a laborious task but could be as simple as this onion tomato cheese sandwich.

So this onion tomato cheese sandwich is perfect for those Monday mornings to help you imagine that yes things are in control and you can still win the day. This 10 minute breakfast, is not only easy but also a healthy one when paired with some black coffee for that extra caffeine and some fresh fruits and vegetables.cheese_sandwich_pic1

Make your Monday’s a little blissful with this easy recipe.

Type: Continental

Category: Breakfast/snacks

Serves: 2

Time: 10-15 minutes


8 slices of brown or any sandwich bread

1 onion thinly chopped

1 tomato thinly chopped

2 tbspn mayonnaise

2 tbspn tomato ketchup

Herb cheese of your choice

Italian seasoning

Butter for toasting

Glazed balsamic vinegar (optional)cheese_sandwich_pic3


  1. In a small bowl whisk mayonnaise and tomato ketchup.
  2. Take 2 slices of bread, spread the mayo and tomato ketchup onto one slice.
  3. Next place the sliced tomato and onion pieces on.
  4. Apply some herb cheese(be liberal) to the other bread slice, top it with some Italian seasoning and place it on the other slice of bread and press.
  5. Heat the pan, smear some butter and toast the bread till its brown.
  6. Repeat the same for the other bread slice.
  7. Add on some vinegar, if you like its flavour.cheese_sandwich_pic2

Go own your Monday’s with this easy recipe.




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