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Caprese Sandwiches
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Caprese Sandwiches

Fresh homemade pesto, tomatoes, and mozzarella combine to bring an unforgettable sandwich to the table.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese sandwich
Prep Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2 sandwiches
Calories 642kcal
Author Ang Paris

Equipment

  • Toaster

Ingredients

  • 4 slices sour dough bread
  • 2 tablespoons pesto I use homemade
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4-6 large slices of tomato
  • 3-4 large basil leaves chopped
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Balsamic vinegar optional

Instructions

  • Toast the bread until just crisp, then spread each slice with a thin layer of pesto.
  • Layer half the mozzarella and the tomato slices on one of the slices.
  • Season with a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper to taste, and add the chopped basil.
  • Top with the second slice of bread.
  • Repeat for the second sandwich.
  • You can add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar to the sandwich also if you like.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 642kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Potassium: 790mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2766IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 391mg | Iron: 6mg