Summer Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Servings: makes 2 sandwiches
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
4 slices of sourdough bread
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons basil pesto
handful of arugula
1 ball fresh mozzarella, room temperature, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 large ripe tomato, room temperature, sliced 1/4 inch thick
salt and pepper to taste
1. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
2. Brush the outside of each slice of bread with olive oil, spread the pesto on the inside, place the mozzarella on the pesto on of one slice of bread, top with the tomato, arugula, and season with salt and pepper and finally top the other slice of bread pesto side in.
3. Add the sandwich and grill until golden brown and the cheese has melted, about 2-4 minutes per side.
*can also add grilled chicken for protein and to make it a bit heartier.
We’re trying these puppies tonight!