Caprese Panini (Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil)

A new take on delicious Caprese salad

Looking for a new take on the classic Italian Caprese salad? Look no further than this delicious recipe. You can even eat it on the go.

This recipe is courtesy of Bev via Food.com

Ready in
10 m
1
Servings
476
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 slices country-style bread, one half-inch thick
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise (or to taste)
  • 2 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 3 slices tomatoes
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 fresh basil leaves

Directions

Preheat an electric panini maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil.

Lay the slices, oiled side down, on a clean work surface.

Spread the top of each slice with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise.

Place the cheese on 1 slice and top with the tomato slices.

Drizzle with the vinegar and season with salt and pepper.

Top with the basil, then with the other bread slice, oiled side up.

Place the sandwich on the preheated panini maker and cook according to the manufacturer’s instructions until the bread is golden and the cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes.

Transfer the sandwich to a cutting board and cut in half.

Serve immediately.

Caprese Shopping Tip

Buy lettuce that is crisp and free of blemishes.

Caprese Cooking Tip

Before dressing, keep your salad chilled in the refrigerator to stay crisp.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
30g
46%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Protein
19g
38%
Carbs
33g
11%
Vitamin A
148µg
16%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.9%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.3%
Vitamin C
11mg
19%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
1mg
5%
Vitamin K
17µg
21%
Calcium
412mg
41%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
55µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
75µg
19%
Folic acid
12µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
48mg
12%
Monounsaturated
9g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
19%
Phosphorus
340mg
49%
Polyunsaturated
8g
N/A
Potassium
340mg
10%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
18.6%
Sodium
785mg
33%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
18.7%
Zinc
2mg
15%

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