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Grilled Caprese Sandwiches

Grilled Caprese Sandwiches

Makes 2 sandwiches.


4 slices bread or sandwich thins

½ teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 slices mozzarella cheese, preferably fresh

1 ripe heirloom tomato, thinly sliced

8 large basil leaves

Salt and pepper


  1. Mix garlic and oil and spread on one side of bread slices. Layer the plain side of bread with cheese, tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper; dividing evenly. Top with remaining bread, oil side up.
  2. Cook 2 sandwiches at a time in a large frying pan over medium-low heat, covered, turning sandwiches once, until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 6 minutes. Cook less time if using thinner bread.

Nutrition (per sandwich): 350 calories, 5 g fat, 25 g protein, 50 g carbohydrate


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