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Cooking With Mike: Caprese Grilled Cheese

This week’s recipe is for a caprese grilled cheese sandwich.


· 2 slices of sourdough bread
· 2 thick slices of fresh mozzarella cheese
· 2 teaspoons basil pesto, enough for two slices of bread
· 2 slices of fresh vine tomatoes
· Soft butter to spread
· Balsamic reduction

Spread pesto on both insides of sliced bread. Layer cheese and tomatoes on one slice of bread and top with balsamic reduction. Butter the outside of each slice of bread and cook on medium high heat on Jenn Air electric griddle. Toast each side until done.

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