Fried caprese sandwich

Tasty toasty of the best summer salad.
 
recipes vegetarian
Image by:
Recipe from: 5 December 2013
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 150
    g
    baby tomatoes - on the vine
  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 4
    slices of bread
  • 2
    thick slices of mozzarella cheese
  • 1
    handful of fresh basil leaves
  • salt
  • 100
    ml
    milk
  • plain flour for dusting
  • 2
    eggs - beaten
  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 1
    Tbs
    butter
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Add the 1Tbsp of olive oil to a pan and slowly fry the tomatoes on the vine for about 10 minutes. Turn them around half way. When done, set aside.
   
Place a piece of mozzarella, a basil leaf or two and a large pinch of salt between two slices of bread.
   
Dip the sandwich firstly in the milk (do not let it soak – just dip the bread), then dip in flour and lastly into the egg.
   
Heat the olive oil and the butter over medium heat and fry the sandwich on both sides till golden brown. This takes about 8 minutes.
   
Serve hot with the tomatoes and some fresh basil.

Recipe reprinted with permission of LifeIsAZooBiscuit. To see more recipes, click here.

 

Read more on: vegetarian  |  sandwiches  |  recipes
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Lemon and vanilla cupcakes

2014-09-22 11:10
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
White pepper
Use white pepper when making pale, creamy sauces or clear stock because it won't discolour the sauce.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 

Today's Easy Weekday Meal

 
Monday
Lemon, zucchini and chilli carbonara
This is a fresh and light pasta that is perfect for Spring or Summer.
Prep time:  15 min
Cooking time:  15 min
See this week's meals
 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Nu Health Food Cafe ( Green Point)

Experience natural goodness and embrace the healthier you at the new Nü Health Food Café.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Private Banker

Pietermaritzburg
Pronel Personnel Consultants Pietermaritzburg

Retail Sales Manager

Durban
Pronel Personnel Consultants Pietermaritzburg
R10 000 - R15 000 Per Month

Mechanical Engineer/ Technologist

Durban
Pronel Personnel Consultants Pietermaritzburg

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Top 20 health books for 2014

Start eating and living a healthy lifestyle using guidelines and tips from these top health cookbooks. Shop now!

Up to 20% off Russell Hobbs coffee machines

Listen up coffeeholics, save up to 20% on Russell Hobbs coffee machines at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mellerware Vision Glass Cordless Kettle now R299

This neatly shaped glass kettle is presented with a beautiful blue light and stainless steel trimmings and offers attractive design and functionality to your kitchen area. Now R299. Buy now!

Food steamers

Eat healthy with our range of food steamers. Shop now!

Jamie Oliver homeware

Knife sets, blenders, steamers, frying pans and so much more. Shop now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.