Caprese Grilled Cheese
Switch up your sandwich game with this easy Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich. It's made with tomato, fresh mozzarella and a delicious basil mayonnaise, and ready in 5 minutes!
- 2 slices bread
- 2 tablespoon butter softened
- 1 vine ripe tomato sliced
- 3 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
for the mayo:
- 1 cup fresh basil
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3/4 cup mayonnaise
- juice from 1 lemon
- handful of spinach optional
Before you can make the sandwich, you'll need to make the mayonnaise. Add all mayo ingredients to a small blender or food processor and pulse until smooth; set aside.
For the sandwich: butter 1 side of each piece of bread. Place one piece of bread, butter side down, in a nonstick skillet.
Put sliced tomato and mozzarella overtop of that piece of bread.
Spread basil mayo on the other side of the second piece of bread before placing it, mayo side down and butter side up, overtop of the tomato and cheese.
Cook the sandwich for 3-4 minutes on the first side over medium heat, then carefully flip it over and cook it for 1-2 more minutes until the bread is golden brown. Enjoy!
*Calories are an estimation
*To make this vegan, simply use vegan butter, mayo and mozzarella cheese; can be gluten free if you use gluten free bread
Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 1032mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3567IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 579mg | Iron: 4mg