Lunch Recipe: Tomato Mozzarella Sandwich


The tomato mozzarella sandwich is so simple it hardly needs explaining, but it certainly should be prepared more often by home cooks (hence the post!).  

A good tomato mozzarella sandwich, like most Italian dishes and recipes, is dependent on great ingredients; therefore high quality tomatoes, whole or Buffalo milk mozzarella cheese, extra virgin olive oil, and bread are vital.  For my sandwich I’m using: 

I start by adding the extra virgin olive oil to both side of my bread, followed by a single layer of mozzarella and tomato.  I add salt, pepper, and oregano and a drizzle of olive oil.  If I had access to fresh basil I would include a few, bruised (to release the flavor), leaves as well.  Enjoy the sandwich with a glass of Ciro Librandi Bianco or crisp lager or IPA.


  1. I have tonno over green salad for lunch today, Vince.
    I wish I was having your lunch! That sandwich is the best!

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