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Caprese Sandwich
Prep Time
9 mins
Total Time
9 mins
This Caprese Sandwich takes the classic tomato and mozzarella salad and puts between two slices of olive oil toasted bread, making it a classic you can wrap your hands around.
Course: Entrées, Sandwiches
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Vegetarian, Lunch, Sandwiches, Quick and Easy
Servings: 1 sandwich
Calories: 282 kcal
  • 2 slices rustic bread white or whole wheat
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil , divided
  • ¼ cup arugula
  • 4 ½-inch slices ripe beefsteak tomato
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ½-inch slices fresh mozzarella
  • 2 teaspoons aged balsamic vinegar
  • 5 to 6 leaves fresh basil
  1. Brush the bread slices with the olive oil and toast them in a skillet or under the broiler until lightly toasted. Alternately, toast the bread in a toaster and immediately drizzle with olive oil.

  2. Place the arugula down on one slice of bread and top with the slices of tomato. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Place the slices of fresh mozzarella on the tomatoes and season again with more salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  4. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar on the mozzarella cheese and top with the leaves of basil.

  5. Add the top slice of bread, cut the sandwich in half and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Caprese Sandwich
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwich)
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 178mg7%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 251IU5%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.