Water Buffalo Mozzarella Sandwich: Croque Monsieur Panini

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups packed fresh basil, blanched
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 loaf fresh Italian hard-crusted bread, sliced in half and into 6 sections
  • 1 clove roasted garlic
  • 12 ounces water buffalo mozzarella, sliced into 6 pieces
  • 1 large tomato, sliced into 6 pieces
Directions
  • In a blender, blend basil with olive oil. Strain through a coffee filter or cheese cloth. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Rub inside bread with roasted garlic. Layer bread with mozzarella and tomato. Drizzle with basil oil.

  • Heat large cast iron pan over medium high heat until very hot. Butter outside of sandwiches on both sides. Place 3 sandwiches at a time in pan and cover with another cast iron pan. Cook until brown. Turn over and brown other side. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.


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