Mozzarella en Carozza Caprese

 

A sandwich like a french toast with italian flare, stuffed with Mozzarella cheese, pesto and more

Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pesto, recipe follows
  • 1/4 cup fresh cherry tomato sauce, recipe follows
  • 4 slices soft thick white bread
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Oil, for frying

Method:

  • Spread 4 pieces of bread with pesto. Spread the remaining 4 pieces of bread with tomato sauce. Divide the
  • mozzarella between the 4 slices of bread with pesto, and top with the tomato sauce bread. Use a sharp knife to
  • remove the crusts. Pinch edges together to seal.
  • In a small casserole dish, whisk the eggs with the milk; season with salt and pepper.
  • In a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, add 1/4 inch of olive oil. Once hot, add the sandwiches in batches,
  • and fry on both sizes until golden and crisp and the mozzarella is melted, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  • Slice into triangles for serving.