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.
- 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
- Preheat your panini press or grill pan.
- Cut the ciabatta rolls in half lengthwise.
- Spread a generous tablespoon of pesto sauce on the bottom half of each roll.
- Layer the tomato slices, fresh basil leaves, and mozzarella cheese on top of the pesto.
- Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Place the top half of the rolls on the sandwiches.
- Brush the outside of each sandwich with olive oil.
- 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.
- Remove from heat and let them cool slightly before slicing.
- 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.