Tomato Mozzarella Bread (10 Min, Vegetarian)

Tomato Mozzarella Bread. A sexy, smooth and summery Italian classic. Easy to make, even easier to enjoy. | hurrythefoodup.comSEX. Got your attention? Good. Ferrari. Wine. The leaning tower of Pisa. The Colosseum. See where we’re going with this? Yep, it’s Italy week.

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And what better way to kick it all off than one of the all time greats – tomato and mozzarella with bread. This classic dish has a real summer feel to it – perfect for a warm, relaxing evening.

Basil (and a glass of red of course) is the key to making this meal a real success – but what to do if you end up with more basil leaves than you can shake a tomato at? Why, make pesto of course! It’s a super simple 5 minute way to use up those spare basil leaves, and means you’ve got another meal ready to go. Just click the link to see how it’s made.

A sexy, smooth and summery Italian tomato and mozzarella classic. Easy to make, even easier to enjoy.| hurrythefoodup.com

Health Benefits – Tomato Mozzarella BreadTomato Mozzarella Bread Label | hurrythefoodup.com

Everybody knows we need calcium right? It helps our bones grow, our muscles contract
and our blood clot (Critical Calcium). One serving of this dish provides over 50% of your GDA – no excuses. It also contains high levels of protein and vitamin C.

NB: This dish is relatively high in fat, so if you’re keeping an eye on your intake then perhaps consider it as a bit of a treat 😉

 


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A sexy and sleek Mediterranean meal perfect for the summer.
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 large tomato or a good handful of cherry tomatoes. Howie prefers the former, Dave the latter. Choose your side!
  • 1 ball/125g low fat mozzarella cheese
  • Handful of basil leaves
  • Dash of olive oil
  • Dash or 2 of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 big slices of rustic or whole grain bread
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven then slice the tomatoes and cheese
  2. Spread a little olive oil on the bread
  3. Layer the mozzarella and then the tomatoes on the bread
  4. Chop and add basil, salt and pepper
  5. Bung in oven for 5 mins or so, or until golden brown with melted cheese
  6. Put the vinegar on last for the fullest flavour
  7. Eat!
Notes
Skip the bread if you like - the cheese and tomatoes are still fantastic on their own!
 

6 comments

  1. Love this! I make some version of it all the time when I come home from an 11 hour work day. Awesome blog concept 🙂

    • Yees, definitely a good quick dinner that doesnt involve much thinking. I’d add a salad after such a long work day I guess.
      Glad to hear you like the blog idea! Thanks 😀

  2. wow these breads look amazing! definitely perfect for a light dinner.. i need to try the recipe out!

  3. I could eat a plateful! These look fantastic, a lovely summer dinner!

  4. What do you preheat the oven to?

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