Grilled Caprese Sandwich

capresesandwichRecipe from Noble Pig | Serves: 4-5 people


  • 1 (12 ounce) loaf rosemary and olive oil bread or other crusty bread, sliced
  • olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 large vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced into rounds
  • 20 (approx) basil leaves
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced into rounds
  • balsamic vinegar
  • Fleur de sel or kosher salt


  • Preheat grill or grill pan until hot. Brush slices of bread with olive oil, both sides. Grill bread on one side until golden brown.
  • Turn over and on half of the bread slices, stack the mozzarella and tomatoes, sprinkling the Fleur de sel on the tomatoes, let it warm until the cheese is slightly warmed. Remove from the grill and top tomatoes with several basil leaves.
  • Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and top with another slice of bread. Rub the top piece of the grilled bread with a clove of garlic. Sprinkle top of bread with a little more balsamic vinegar and top with another basil leave for garnish.

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