Capri-See-Yum Delight—Lunch for 2

The Capri-See-Yum Delight is a delightful Italian lunch featuring a caprese sandwich. Fresh, juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil are layered between slices of crusty bread for a simple yet satisfying meal that perfectly encapsulates the essence of Italian cuisine.

Meal Type






Food Stars

Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil





You Need This Stuff

  • 4 slices crusty bread
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 200 grams fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Do This With That Stuff

  1. ‘Place your large cutting board on a clean, flat surface
  2. Take your sharp knife and slice the 2 large ripe tomatoes into even slices, about 1/4 inch thick
  3. Next, slice the 200 grams of fresh mozzarella cheese into similar sized slices as the tomatoes
  4. With your bread knife, cut the 4 slices of crusty bread if they are not pre-sliced
  5. Arrange the sliced bread on your large platter
  6. Layer each slice of bread with alternating slices of tomato and mozzarella cheese, ensuring each slice is covered evenly
  7. Tuck fresh basil leaves in between the tomato and mozzarella slices on each piece of bread, distributing the bunch evenly across all servings
  8. In a small bowl, combine 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil with 1 tsp balsamic vinegar using your tablespoon and teaspoon measures respectively Stir until well mixed
  9. Drizzle this olive oil and vinegar mixture evenly over each layered bread slice using a spoon or the tablespoon measure
  10. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper evenly across all servings to season, using your teaspoon measure for accuracy
  11. Your Capri-See-Yum Delight is now ready to be served Use a serving spatula to transfer them onto individual plates for serving’

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Beti’s Reflections

 Picture this: I’m strolling through the cobblestone streets of Capri, Italy, when I stumble upon a quaint little café. The aroma of fresh basil and ripe tomatoes wafts through the air, leading me to discover what would soon become my favorite Italian delight – the Capri-See-Yum Delight Recipe. A simple yet satisfying sandwich that perfectly encapsulates the essence of Italian cuisine.

Today, I’m thrilled to share this delightful Italian lunch recipe with you all. It’s perfect for serving two people and is an absolute treat for those who love fresh flavors and creamy textures. However, please note that this recipe includes gluten (from bread) and dairy (from mozzarella), so it might not be suitable for those with related dietary restrictions.

Now let’s talk ingredients! This Capri-See-Yum Delight features four slices of crusty bread as its base – a staple in any Italian Bruschetta Recipe. The star players here are two large ripe tomatoes and 200 grams of fresh mozzarella cheese, both sliced to perfection. These ingredients bring a wonderful balance of juicy freshness and creamy indulgence to our Tomato Mozzarella Basil Sandwich. A bunch of fresh basil leaves adds an aromatic touch while a mix of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar brings out their flavors beautifully. Lastly, we season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Making this Easy Italian Appetizer is as fun as eating it! Start by slicing your tomatoes and mozzarella cheese evenly – this ensures every bite is filled with equal parts yumminess! Arrange your crusty bread slices on a platter before layering them with alternating slices of tomato and mozzarella cheese – think stripes on an Italian flag! Tuck in some fresh basil leaves for that aromatic punch before drizzling over a well-mixed concoction of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar – trust me, this is a game-changer. Finish off with a sprinkle of salt and black pepper, and voila! Your Homemade Capri-See-Yum Delight is ready to be served.

There you have it, folks – the Capri-See-Yum Delight Recipe! A simple yet satisfying meal that’s perfect for a quick lunch or an Easy Italian Appetizer. So next time you’re in the mood for some Healthy Italian Snacks or looking for Easiest Italian Dishes to Make at Home, remember this delightful sandwich. After all, nothing says ‘I love Italian Cuisine’ like a Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Bread sandwich made from scratch! Until next time, happy cooking!

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