Sizzling Pesto Caprese Panini



Sizzling Pesto Caprese Panini

Picture this: a warm, crusty panini filled with the vibrant flavors of Italy, sizzling and oozing with goodness. That’s what you get with our Sizzling Pesto Caprese Panini. It’s a culinary journey to the heart of the Mediterranean, right in your own kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 2 ciabatta rolls
  • 4 tablespoons of pesto sauce
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your panini press or grill pan.
  2. Cut the ciabatta rolls in half lengthwise.
  3. Spread a generous tablespoon of pesto sauce on the bottom half of each roll.
  4. Layer the tomato slices, fresh basil leaves, and mozzarella cheese on top of the pesto.
  5. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  6. Place the top half of the rolls on the sandwiches.
  7. Brush the outside of each sandwich with olive oil.
  8. Place the sandwiches in the panini press or grill pan and cook until the bread is crispy and the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat and let them cool slightly before slicing.
  10. Serve your Sizzling Pesto Caprese Panini hot and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 panini sandwiches

This Sizzling Pesto Caprese Panini is a taste of Italy in every bite. With its fresh ingredients and bold flavors, it’s perfect for a quick lunch or a delightful dinner.

Nutrition: Calories 450 | Fat 25g | Carbs 45g | Protein 15g

Imagine indulging in the warm, cheesy embrace of this panini, with the aromatic basil and the tangy sweetness of tomatoes. It’s a symphony of flavors that will transport you to a quaint Italian trattoria. Whether you’re savoring it alone or sharing it with friends and family, this Sizzling Pesto Caprese Panini is a culinary masterpiece that deserves a place in your recipe repertoire. Give it a try and let your taste buds embark on a journey to the heart of Italy.