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Melted Mozzarella Sandwiches

Melted Mozzarella SandwichesBursting with flavor, these oven-grilled mozzarella sandwiches are tasty and simple to make. Experiment with other cheeses and fresh herbs for creating other flavor variations.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
8 large spinach leaves
4 large tomato slices
4 large slices (12 ounces total) mozzarella cheese
8 slices wheat bread

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. Combine oil, basil, garlic and bouillon in small bowl. Place spinach leaves, tomato slices and cheese on 4 bread slices; top with remaining bread slices. Brush sandwiches with oil mixture.
  3. Place sandwiches on baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes or until bread is golden brown. Carefully turn over and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Let stand for a few minutes. Cut in half diagonally. Serve warm.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 260; Calories from Fat: 150; Total Fat: 17 g; Saturated Fat: 7 g; Cholesterol: 25 mg; Sodium: 490 mg; Carbohydrates: 14 g; Dietary Fiber: 1 g; Sugars: 2 g; Protein: 14 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.