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Cheesy Kimchi Toastie

Let's add extra flavour to your normal sandwich
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course brunch, lunch, Snack
Servings 2


  • Panini Grill


  • 150 g Drained Fermented Kimchi
  • 4 Slices Bloomer Bread (You can use any type if bread you prefer)
  • 2 Slices Cheddar Cheese
  • Half Can Tuna in sunflower oil (You can go without this if you want a vegetarian sandwich)
  • 2 tbsp Free range Mayo
  • Spread Gentle Spread of butter on bread
  • Few Romain Lettuce


  • On the top of each slices of bread, spread the butter, layer a slice of cheddar on 2 pieces of bread.
  • Generously load up fermented Kimchi (If there are too much juice in Kimchi, drain the extra juice).
  • Add the lettuce
  • With tuna, mix with free-range mayo and spread the mixture to Kimchi and use remaining slices of bread and gently press down.
  • With panini machine, gently heat the toast to melt the cheese in between.
  • Enjoy this scrumptious and super easy toastie! If you are vegan, use avocado or mashed sweet potato instead and mix well with mayo.


  • You can add your favourite greens and vegetables to your sandwich, for example, roasted pepper to add crunchiness and washed spinach. 
Keyword authentic, cheesy, quickanddelicious, under 20 minutes