Skillet Vegetables on Cheese Toast


Not your typical grilled cheese sandwich. In less than 30 minutes, you can prepare this meatless skillet main dish recipe that layers cooked carrots and mushrooms over toasted bread spread with goat cheese.

Skillet Vegetables on Cheese Toast
Photo: Andy Lyons
Cook Time:
7 mins
Broil Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 8 slices rustic wheat bread

  • ½ 8 ounce package peeled fresh whole baby carrots, halved lengthwise

  • 1 8 ounce package button mushrooms, halved

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped

  • 1 small red onion, cut in thin wedges

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 ounce soft goat cheese (chèvre)

  • Fresh basil (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler. Place bread on baking sheet; set aside.

  2. In large skillet cook carrots, mushrooms, garlic, and onion in hot olive oil over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes, until vegetables just begin to brown. Add 2 tablespoons water; cover and cook over medium heat 5 minute, or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring once. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Meanwhile, for cheese toast, lightly toast bread 3 inches from boiler heat for 1 to 2 minutes. Spread goat cheese on one side of each slice. Broil 3 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes, until cheese is softened.

  4. On plates, top cheese toast with vegetables. Drizzle with additional olive oil; sprinkle with fresh basil. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

461 Calories
21g Fat
56g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 461
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 596mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 4.7mg 24%
Calcium 90.9mg 7%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Potassium 600mg 13%
Folate, total 80.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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