Fresh Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Panini

Fresh Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Panini

Fresh Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Panini

Ingredients

  • 2 thick slices of bread
  • 1 tablespoon pesto (I used Roasted Red Pepper, but Basil pesto works too!)
  • 2 slices fresh mozzarella
  • 2-3 slices of tomato (or a handful of grape tomatoes, sliced)
  • 3 fresh basil leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • butter and garlic salt (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat a panini press according to manufactures directions or heat a skillet or griddle to medium heat.
  2. Assemble sandwich by spreading one tablespoon of pesto on one slice of bread, top with tomato, salt and pepper, mozzarella, basil, and top with second slice of bread.
  3. Either spray your skillet or lightly butter the outside of your sandwich and sprinkle with a pinch of garlic salt.
  4. Grill your sandwich for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  5. Serve warm

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