Grilled Caprese Sandwiches
Makes 2 sandwiches.
4 slices bread or sandwich thins
½ teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 slices mozzarella cheese, preferably fresh
1 ripe heirloom tomato, thinly sliced
8 large basil leaves
Salt and pepper
- Mix garlic and oil and spread on one side of bread slices. Layer the plain side of bread with cheese, tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper; dividing evenly. Top with remaining bread, oil side up.
- Cook 2 sandwiches at a time in a large frying pan over medium-low heat, covered, turning sandwiches once, until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 6 minutes. Cook less time if using thinner bread.
Nutrition (per sandwich): 350 calories, 5 g fat, 25 g protein, 50 g carbohydrate