Caprese Panino Recipe

Recipe Category: Side-Dish

Caprese Panino Recipe


Makes 1

  • 1 ciabatta roll or a length of baguette or other suitable long crusty bread Olive oil
  • 1 small ripe tomato, sliced
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • good-quality mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • black pepper, to taste


  1. Split the rol in half and brush the bottom half with olive oil, then layer on the tomato, basil leaves, and mozzarel a
  2. Season with black pepper, add the top half of the rol , and brush the outside with olive oil, which wil make the top nice and crisp once toasted
  3. Heat a panini press and cook the sandwich until golden and the cheese is melted
  4. If you do not have a panini press, use a hot ridged griddle pan and weigh the sandwich down with a heavy pan while toasting, flipping the sandwich halfway through cooking
  5. Serve immediately

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