Caprese Sandwich with Basil Pesto Recipe

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Jean
Jean March 26, 2021
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How To Make Caprese Sandwich with Basil Pesto

This caprese sandwich is just slices of ciabatta bread filled with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil pesto drizzled with balsamic glaze.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 15 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

For Basil Pesto:

  • 2cupsfresh basil
  • ½cupparmesan,freshly grated
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • ¼cuppine nuts
  • olive oil

For Sandwich:

  • 1medium tomato,sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 8slicesmozzarella cheese,sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 4ciabatta buns,or bread of choice
  • balsamic glaze,for drizzling

Instructions

  1. In a food processor combine basil, parmesan, garlic, pine nuts and olive oil. Pulse until the olive oil looks emulsified and the pesto looks uniform.

  2. Slice the bread in half and spread pesto on one side. Layer the cheese and tomatoes and drizzle with balsamic glaze.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 677.38kcal
  • Fat: 28.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.77g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 61.07g
  • Fiber: 5.56g
  • Sugar: 6.53g
  • Protein: 30.10g
  • Cholesterol: 63.01mg
  • Sodium: 1194.20mg
  • Calcium: 575.31mg
  • Potassium: 227.26mg
  • Iron: 1.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 194.66µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.14mg
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