Caprese Sandwich with Mozzarella and Basil

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Caprese Sandwich With Mozzarella And BasilThis easy-to-make Italian sandwich is perfect for breakfast or for consuming as a tea-time snack. In case, you're looking for authentic taste, there's no substitute for all the ingredients used in this recipe. My kids love this sandwich too much and even want it in their lunch boxes. It goes very well with fresh orange juice and flavored potato chips or crackles. If required, you can reduce the amount of cheese and balsamic vinegar in this recipe to make it bit mild. Although I've always advised experimenting with recipes, which can be done with this sandwich too, I'll ask you to go ahead with the original version. So let's make this scrumptious sandwich that's rich in protein, minerals and fiber.

Caprese Sandwich With Mozzarella And BasilFresh Caprese Sandwich with Mozzarella
Caprese Sandwich with Mozzarella and Basil

Fresh caprese sandwich

Try this Italian sandwich made from caprese bread loaf and flavored with blanched tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese and loads of flavorful basil leaves.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Servings: 5

  • 1 large Caprese sandwich bread (cut into equal pieces)
  • 2 large tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 large onion (finely chopped)
  • 300 gm mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dried herbs
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper powder
  • 1 green chilli (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (finely chopped)
  • salt to taste


  1. Blanch chopped tomatoes in lukewarm water and keep aside.
  2. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a shallow frying pan.
  3. Saute blanched tomatoes with pinch of salt for a minute and bring down from the flame.
  4. Heat 1 tsp olive oil again in shallow frying pan.
  5. Add onions, balsamic vinegar, basil, dried herbs and green chilli in it.
  6. Saute for about 2 minutes and bring down from the flame.
  7. Cut slices of mozzarella cheese and keep them aside.
  8. Take sandwich slices and arrange layer of onions and basil.
  9. Put mozzarella cheese slice on top it and sprinkle some white pepper powder on it.
  10. Put a layer of tomatoes on it and repeat the arrangement of these layers once more.
  11. Cover with the other sandwich slice and serve immediately.


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