Fresh Mozzarella Sandwich

Menu Part: 
Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
1 serving

Sandwiches rule as a lunchtime choice. They’re portable, versatile and offer good value. But the bar has been raised on what makes a sought-after sandwich. This simple recipe delivers. It starts with a crusty artisan roll and is filled with fresh, flavorful, top-quality ingredients, including fresh mozzarella and basil.

Ingredients

1 rustique roll or other crusty roll
¼ cup fresh basil pesto
1 tbsp. fresh basil leaves
3 tbsp. sun-dried tomatoes
4 oz. fresh mozzarella, sliced ¼-in. thick
 

Steps

  1. Cut roll lengthwise in half. Spread pesto on the inside of each half.
  2. Place basil leaves on bottom half of roll; layer sun-dried tomatoes on top. Arrange sliced cheese on top of tomatoes. Cover sandwich with top of roll, pressing down slightly and ensuring that no ingredients are hanging over the edge.
     
Source: Photo courtesy of Executive Chef Alejandro Reyna, La Brea Bakery Disney Café, Anaheim, California

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