Toasted Mozzarella and Tomato Sandwich

Makes: 2
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5-10 minutes


  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • A few shredded basil leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 thick slices of bread
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 150g mozzarella cheese, sliced


Place the tomatoes on a plate sprinkle over 2 tbsp of the oil the vinegar and basil. Season well and set aside.

Rub the garlic all over the slices of bread then drizzle half the remaining oil over one side of the bread slices. Cook on a preheated griddle pan for 2 minutes or until toasted.

Place toasted side up on a board and top two slices with the tomatoes and sliced mozzarella. Place the remaining bread toasted side down on the filling. Drizzle half the oil over and cook on the griddle for 2 minutes until toasted.

Drizzle the remaining oil on the untoasted side turn over and cook for a further 2 minutes until the bread is golden brown and the cheese beginning to melt. Serve immediately.


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