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Caprese Melts

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Ingredients

  • 6 slices buttermilk or sourdough sandwich bread
  • About 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 15 fresh basil leaves, rinsed
  • 2 firm-ripe tomatoes (about 8 oz. total), sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • Salt and pepper

directions

  • 1

    Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil. Place 3 slices, oil side down, on a 10- by 15-inch baking sheet and layer evenly with basil leaves, tomato slices, and mozzarella slices. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper and top with remaining bread slices, oil side up.

  • 2

    Broil sandwiches 6 inches from heat, turning once, until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes total. Serve immediately.

notes

Just like Cosi!

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