Caprese Grilled Cheese with Chicken

Caprese Grilled Cheese with Chicken
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10
  • Servings: 2

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About this Recipe

With chicken, mozzarella and tomatoes, this Italian grilled cheese sandwich is filling enough for both lunch and dinner.


4 slices Villaggio® Sesame Bread
4 slices fresh mozzarella, about 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick
1 cooked chicken breast, thinly sliced (preferably roasted or grilled chicken)
8 thin slices tomato
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
2 tbsp (30 mL) thinly sliced basil
1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic glaze
2 tbsp (30 mL) unsalted butter


On 2 bread slices, layer mozzarella, chicken and tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Top with basil and drizzle with vinegar.

Top each with a second slice of bread. Spread butter lightly on outside slices of bread.

Cook in large skillet set over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.

Tip: To make your own balsamic glaze, bring 1/2 cup (125 mL) balsamic vinegar and 1 tbsp. (15 mL) sugar to a boil, cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes until thick and syrupy.


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