RECIPE: Grilled Pesto, Mozzarella and Tomato Sandwich

Can you ever go wrong with this quintessentially Italian combination?
ByJasmine BandaliWednesday , 10 September 2014
RECIPE: Grilled Pesto, Mozzarella and Tomato Sandwich
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INGREDIENTS

1 ciabatta sandwich roll

½ tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp basil pesto

2 slices mozzarella cheese

2 slices of tomato

A pinch of salt and pepper

METHOD

1 Heat a panini press or sandwich grill.

2 Cut the roll horizontally. Brush the outside of each half with olive oil.

3 Spread the pesto on the inside of both halves.

4 Layer the cheese and tomato on the bottom layer of bread. Season with salt and pepper.

5 Place the sandwich on the grill and grill for four minutes or until the cheese is melted

6 Slice the sandwich diagonally and serve.

Qguick Facts

Buffalo Mozzarella is true to its name, made from the milk of a water buffalo. The water that surrounds it in its packaging is whey, which prevents it from drying out

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