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 Caprese Sandwich
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Category: Pizza & Panini
Servings: 4
Total time: 20 min
Level: Easy
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An authentic Italian recipe from our kitchen to yours. Buon Appetito!


- 4 sandwich rolls (rustic bread like our Simple Focaccia in the picture or our Ciabatta)

- 2 cups arugula, rinsed and dried

- 1 large beefsteak tomato

- 16 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese

- 4 basil leaves

- Extra virgin olive oil

- Salt and pepper


1.  If they are not presliced, slice each of the sandwich rolls. Toast the rolls in the oven or individually in the toaster until they are a light golden brown.

2.  Core and slice the tomato into at least 4 slices.

3.  Slice the mozzarella into 8 slices.




4.  To assemble the sandwiches, place 1/2 cup of arugula on each of the bottom parts of the sandwich, and then layer a slice of tomato over the arugula. Add 2 slices of mozzarella onto the tomato along with 1 of the basil leaves. Drizzle a small amount of olive oil over the mozzarella and basil and top with a pinch of salt and pepper. Close the sandwich with the top part of the bread and serve immediately.