Recipe courtesy of Sal Passalacqua

Mozzarella Fritta

Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 30 min
Share This Recipe


1 pound fresh Mozzarella

1 cup flour

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup dried bread crumbs

1/4 cup olive oil

White wine

3 tablespoon capers

1 tablespoon butter

Chopped parsley, garnish


  1. Slice mozzarella 1/4 inch thick, dredge in flour, egg, and bread crumbs, seasoned with salt and pepper. Heat a medium size skillet, add oil, pan-fry mozzarella slices, on medium high heat, for 1 minute, quickly to crispen the crust, without melting the cheese. Remove to a serving plate, deglaze the pan, with wine, add capers, take off heat and swirl with butter, spoon over slices of fried cheese. Garnish with fresh parsley.