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Mini Grilled Sandwiches With Roasted Red Pepper Dip Part 1 - Preparation

A delicious appetizer or light lunch consisting of mini grilled sandwiches of fresh mozzarella and tomato with a lucious roasted red pepper dipping sauce.
Ingredients
  Italian baguette 1 Large, cut into slices
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Bocconcini 6 Small, sliced ((Mozzarella cheese balls))
  Under ripe tomato 2 Medium, cut into thin half moons and dried over paper towels
  Jarred roasted red bell pepper 28 Ounce, drained ((for dip))
  Garlic confit 6 Clove (30 gm) ((for dip))
  Roasted tahini 2 Tablespoon ((for dip))
  Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs), mixed with1/2 cup water ((for dip))
  Salt 2 Pinch ((for dip))
  Double strength concentrated tomato paste 1 Tablespoon ((for dip))
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon ((for dip))
  Fresh parsely 2 Tablespoon, finely minced ((for garnishing))
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Lightly butter the bread slices on one side.
2. Cut and prepare the tomatoes.
3. In a small blender jar, take roasted bell pepper, garlic confit and roasted tahini; pulse for a few seconds.
4. Add the tomato puree, salt, tomato paste and lemon juice; pulse for another few seconds.

MAKING
5. Heat a pan over medium heat, grease the pan with butter and place the bread slices with their buttered side down.
6. Place cheese slices on every bread slice.
7. Top with remaining slices of bread with the buttered side up.
8. Flip them over once they are brown on the bottom.
9. When the bottom is brown and cheese is melting, take them out of the pan.

SERVING
10. Plate the sandwiches and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley.
11. Serve the mini sandwiches with roasted red pepper dip.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Savory
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Watch " The Homegrown Gourmet Mini Grilled Sandwiches of Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato with Roasted Red Pepper Dip Part 2" and "The Homegrown Gourmet Mini Grilled Sandwiches of Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato with Roasted Red Pepper Dip Part 3" for the complete recipe.

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