Fried caprese sandwich

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Recipe from: 5 December 2013
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min


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


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.


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