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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Servings: 8

Quick-and-Easy Grilled Chicken and Fontina Sandwich

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This Quick-and-Easy Grilled Chicken and Fontina Sandwich is a delicious dinner option for the whole family. Flavourful ingredients are layered on a Villaggio® Toscana Extra Soft Hamburger Buns and lightly grilled for a mild-tasting and melty grilled sandwich.

Comfort Food


  • 8 Villaggio® Toscana Extra Soft Hamburger Buns
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 2 cups (500 mL) tomato sauce, heated
  • 8 slices Fontina cheese
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) fresh basil leaves, torn



  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grates well.
  2. Toss chicken with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Grill for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until grill-marked and cooked through.
  4. Assemble chicken in buns with tomato sauce, Fontina cheese and fresh basil.
  5. Wrap sandwiches in tin foil and grill for 3 to 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the bun is slightly crispy.
  6. If serving fewer people, divide accordingly.

Tips: Substitute chicken with eggplant slices for a vegetarian option.