Basil Pesto Caprese Sandwich
Picture yourself on a sunny afternoon, craving a delightful burst of flavors that transport you straight to the heart of Italy. Our Basil Pesto Caprese Sandwich is the embodiment of a perfect summer day, capturing the essence of fresh ingredients and culinary bliss.
- Ciabatta bread
- Fresh mozzarella
- Tomatoes, sliced
- Basil leaves
- Pesto sauce
- Olive oil
- Balsamic glaze
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Slice the ciabatta bread and lightly toast it.
- Spread a generous layer of pesto sauce on each slice.
- Layer fresh mozzarella, tomato slices, and basil leaves on one half of the bread.
- Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Top with the other half of the bread and press gently.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
Indulge in the harmonious blend of creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and fragrant basil, all brought together by the rich flavors of pesto. This sandwich is a celebration of simplicity and taste.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories – 420, Protein – 18g, Fat – 25g, Carbohydrates – 35g
Make this Basil Pesto Caprese Sandwich a staple in your summer menu, and let each bite transport you to the sun-kissed fields of Italy. Whether enjoyed with a refreshing glass of iced tea or as part of a picnic, this sandwich is a culinary journey worth savoring.