Grilled Caprese Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Grilled Caprese Sandwiches
Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Robyn Valarik

Recipe Summary

Total: 30 mins

Yield: Serves 4

Nutrition Info


Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

  • 8 slices (about 11 oz.) rustic sourdough or Italian country bread
  • 2 large garlic cloves, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 slices (6 oz.) mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ripe heirloom tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup thinly sliced roasted red peppers
  • 16 large basil leaves
  • About 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • About 1/2 tsp. pepper

Directions

Instructions Checklist

  • Step 1: Rub a side of each slice of bread with a cut side of garlic and brush with oil. Layer the plain side of half the bread with cheese, tomatoes, and peppers, dividing evenly. Top with remaining bread, garlic side up.
  • Step 2: Cook 2 sandwiches at a time in a large frying pan over medium-low heat, covered, turning sandwiches once, until golden brown and cheese is melted, 6 minutes.
  • Step 3: Tuck 4 slices basil into each sandwich. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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