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Caprese Panini With Pesto

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Ingredients
  Fresh basil leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (for pesto)
  Pine nut 1 Tablespoon (for pesto)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated (for pesto)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Hoagie rolls 4 , sliced lengthwise
  Tomato 2 Large, slice
  Mozzerella 8 Ounce, slice
  Extra virgin olive oil 6 Tablespoon (1/4 cup for pesto+2 tablespoons for brushing hoagie rolls)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. For pesto, in blender, add basil, pine nuts, garlic, and parmesan. Pulse them together.
2. Pour olive oil, and blend until smooth. Keep it aside.

MAKING
3. Slice hoagie rolls lengthwise into half. Brush olive oil lightly on top.
4. On hot grill, toast the cut sides of hoagie rolls until lightly browned.
5. Spread pesto on toasted sides.
6. Place sliced tomatoes on each hoagie bottom.
7. Top it with mozzarella, and cover it with the other slice.
8. In a Panini pan, place roll, and grill on both sides until cheese melts.

SERVING
9. Serve caprese Panini hot with green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Grilling
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Parmesan
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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