Caprese Toast
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
  • 1 loaf Italian Bread
  • 16 ounces Mozzarella, sliced
  • 6.7 ounce container Pesto
  • 3 medium size tomatoes, sliced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup of balsamic vinegar to make about ¼ cup reduced balsamic vinegar - see instructions
  • fresh basil, sliced - optional garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Slice the loaf of bread in half.
  3. Spread the pesto evenly onto the bread. Place a layer of mozzarella and then a layer of tomatoes on the bread.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Place loaf halves on cookie sheet and bake for 10 - 13 minutes until cheese is melted.
  6. Garnish with sliced fresh basil and by drizzling the reduced balsamic evenly over the bread.
  7. Serve immediately.
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