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Caprese Sandwich

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Caprese Sandwich

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caprese Sandwich, quick and easy, sandwiches, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 399kcal


  • 8 slice bread, whole wheat
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 2 medium tomato, red
  • 2 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 4 leaves basil, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 4 medium plum


  • Slice the garlic, mozzarella, tomatoes, peppers and basil; set aside separately. Rub one side of each slice of bread with a cut side of garlic and brush with oil. On the other side of 4 slices, layer the cheese, tomatoes and peppers; assemble sandwiches with oiled sides facing out.
  • Place 2 sandwiches in a large pan over medium-low heat. Cover and cook for 6 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted, turning sandwiches once. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
  • Tuck a few slices of basil into each sandwich. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with any remaining peppers and sliced plums.
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Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 1237mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g

Natalie Monson

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