PESTO, TOMATO, MOZZARELLA SANDWICH

Pesto, Tomato, Mozzarella Sandwich & Variations

Course: <= 30 Min to Table, Sandwiches, Vegetarian
Keyword: Summer
Servings: 4 sandwiches
Author: Catherine Christiano

Ingredients

  • Italian or French bread, ciabatta, or rolls for 4 sandwiches
  • 6 tablespoons Pesto - Basil, Pine Nut
  • 3/4 pound fresh mozzarella cheese sliced 1/4" thick
  • 1 large fresh garden tomato sliced 1/4" thick

Instructions

  • Cut bread horizontally lengthwise. Open and spread with pesto. Add a layer of cheese and then a layer of tomato.

Roasted Red Pepper, Baby Arugula Panini Variation

  • Substitute roasted red peppers for the tomato. If using roasted red peppers from a jar, rinse well and pat dry with paper towels before using. Add arugula. 

Notes

Boneless chicken breast can also be added.
2 roasted red peppers can be substituted for the tomato. If using roasted red peppers from a jar, rinse well and pat dry with paper towels before using.
Baby arugula can also be added.
Also works well as a panini. Alternatively, can be cooked grill cheese style in a skillet. For this option, use sliced bread and brush the outside of each slice with some olive oil.