• Ingredients: 33
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 50 mins
  • Bake: 3 hours 50 mins

Grilled heirloom tomato and mozzarella sandwiches with green heirloom tomato gazpacho with , 8-ounce package smoked mozzarella cheese, cut into 1-inch-wide by 1/8-inch-thick slices, large heirloom tomatoes , cut into 1/4-inch slices, butter. To make this grilled heirloom tomato and mozzarella sandwiches with green heirloom tomato gazpacho for 4 persons you will need 50 mins for preaparation and 3 hours 50 mins for baking.

Ingredients

Gazpacho:

Sandwiches:

  • 8 1/3-inch-thick slices brioche or challah, trimmed to 5×3 inches
  • 1 8-ounce package smoked mozzarella cheese, cut into 1-inch-wide by 1/8-inch-thick slices
  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes , cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup butter

Cake:

Special equipment:

  • Stand mixer with paddle attachment
  • 3 8-inch cake pans with 1 1/2-inch sides
  • 8-inch springform pan
  • Kitchen torch

Directions

For gazpacho:

  1. Step 1 Combine first 8 ingredients and 1 teaspoon coarse salt in processor. Blend to almost smooth puree (some texture should remain).

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  2. Step 2 Season with pepper and more salt, if desired. Transfer to medium bowl. Cover; chill at least 3 hours and up to 1 day.

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For sandwiches:

  1. Step 3 Cut each bread slice into rectangle (about 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches). Arrange 4 bread rectangles on work surface.
  2. Step 4 Top bread with half of cheese slices (trimming to fit) and 2 tomato slices. Sprinkle tomatoes with salt and pepper.

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  3. Step 5 Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add sandwiches. Cover and cook until bread is golden, turning once, about 3 minutes per side.

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Nutrition information

Calories 494 Carbohydrates 21 g (7%)
Fat 39 g (60%) Protein 18 g (37%)
Saturated Fat 18 g (89%) Sodium 884 mg (37%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g Fiber 5 g (19%)
Monounsaturated Fat 16 g Cholesterol 86 mg (29%)