Caprese Breakfast Sandwich

Caprese Breakfast Sandwich

Caprese Breakfast Sandwich

Packed with vibrant flavours and rich in nutrients, the Caprese Breakfast Sandwich is the perfect way to kickstart your day. Combining the freshness of tomatoes, the creaminess of mozzarella, the zing of basil, and the crunch of a perfectly toasted bread, this sandwich is the epitome of a delectable breakfast. Here we delve into the recipe, ingredients, and tips to create this culinary delight.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of whole grain bread
  • 1 ripe tomato
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Start by slicing the tomato and mozzarella into even slices.
  2. Place a slice of bread on a clean surface and arrange the slices of tomato and mozzarella on it. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper for seasoning.
  3. Add the fresh basil leaves on top and cover with the second slice of bread.
  4. Heat a pan on medium heat and add the olive oil. Once heated, place the sandwich in the pan.
  5. Cook the sandwich until it’s golden brown on both sides and the cheese has melted. Flip the sandwich carefully to avoid it falling apart.
  6. Once cooked, remove the sandwich from the pan and let it cool for a minute before serving. Enjoy your Caprese Breakfast Sandwich!

Notes/Tips

Opt for fresh ingredients for the best flavour.

You can also add some balsamic reduction for an added tang.

For those who like a bit of heat, a sprinkle of chilli flakes can do wonders. Remember, the key to a great Caprese Breakfast Sandwich lies in the balance of flavours, so be careful with your seasoning.

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