Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Ciabatta
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1Calories411Total Fat16.5 gSaturated Fat5 gSodium841 mgTotal Carbohydrate50 gDietary Fiber3.5 gProtein15.5 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresCiabatta loaf, cut in half lengthwise and crosswisehalf (13 ounces)Olive oil4 teaspoonsMedium tomato, sliced½Fresh mozzarella, sliced2 ounceesBasil leaves10Salt1/8 teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to tasteCooking spray
  • Directions
  • Drizzle the bottom halves of the bread slices with olive oil and then layer tomato, mozzarella, and basil leaves on top. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper to taste. Top with the other halves to make two sandwiches.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet or indoor grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat lightly with cooking spray and then add the sandwiches. Place a flat weight over the sandwiches, such as a plate with a canned food item on top of it. Grill for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the bread is toasted and the cheese melts.

  • Exchanges
    3 starches; 2 fats; 1 vegetable; 1 medium-fat meat substitute

    Side Suggestions: Veggie Sticks
    Slice 1 carrot, ½ red bell pepper, and 1 stalk of celery into thin, 2-inch long sticks.

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