Ultimate Caprese Grilled Cheese



Ultimate Caprese Grilled Cheese

If you’re a fan of grilled cheese sandwiches and the classic Caprese salad, you’re in for a treat with our Ultimate Caprese Grilled Cheese recipe. This delightful fusion of flavors combines the creamy goodness of melted mozzarella cheese with the fresh, vibrant taste of ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. It’s a taste of summer in every bite.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of artisan bread
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 4-6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Spread butter evenly on one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Place a slice of mozzarella on the unbuttered side of one slice of bread.
  3. Add tomato slices, fresh basil leaves, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.
  4. Top with another slice of mozzarella and the second slice of bread, buttered side out.
  5. Heat a skillet over medium heat and place the sandwich in the pan.
  6. Cook until the bread is golden brown and crispy, and the cheese is melted (about 3-4 minutes per side).
  7. Remove from the skillet, let it cool for a minute, and then slice it in half.
  8. Serve your Ultimate Caprese Grilled Cheese with a side of mixed greens or a bowl of tomato soup for the perfect meal.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 sandwich

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with our Caprese Grilled Cheese sandwich, a delicious blend of cheesy goodness and fresh Caprese flavors.

Nutrition Information: Calories – 450 | Fat – 25g | Carbohydrates – 35g | Protein – 18g

Make this Ultimate Caprese Grilled Cheese recipe and savor the delightful combination of flavors that will transport you to an Italian trattoria. The creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and aromatic basil, all held together by perfectly toasted bread, create a sandwich that’s both comforting and gourmet. Whether it’s for a quick lunch or a cozy dinner, this Caprese Grilled Cheese is a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to become a family favorite.

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