Caprese Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Gene Published: November 12, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Caprese Grilled Cheese Recipe

How To Make Caprese Grilled Cheese

You can’t get enough of this grilled cheese recipe made with mozzarella cheese paired with fresh tomato slices and basil. A great meal for breakfast.

Preparation: 2 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 7 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4fresh breadthick slices
  • 4ozmozzarella cheeseor 8 thick slices
  • 2roma tomatoessliced
  • ¼red onionsliced thinly
  • 10fresh basil leavesroughly chopped
  • 2tbspgarlic olive oil
  • 2tbspbalsamic glaze

Instructions

  1. Layer 2 pieces of the bread with cheese slices, tomatoes, onion slices, and chopped basil. Top both pieces with remaining bread, and brush over the outside of the sandwich with the garlic olive oil.

  2. Cook on a preheated non-stick pan or skillet over low-medium heat sprayed with cooking oil or a drizzle of olive oil until brown and golden on both sides and cheese has melted.

  3. To serve, drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

Tip: To ensure to have perfectly melted cheese every time, cover the pan with a lid to trap heat and steam to melt the cheese from all sides.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 2382.27kcal
  • Fat: 52.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 13.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 381.93g
  • Fiber: 31.77g
  • Sugar: 50.65g
  • Protein: 95.45g
  • Cholesterol: 50.46mg
  • Sodium: 4311.78mg
  • Calcium: 1366.13mg
  • Potassium: 1597.07mg
  • Iron: 27.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 144.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.64mg
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