clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
caprese sandwich

Caprese Grilled Cheese

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 2 sandwiches 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Units Scale
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 Roma tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons pesto


  1. Brush one side of each slice of bread with butter.
  2. Place 2 pieces of toast butter side down on a skillet.
  3. Top with mozzarella, tomato, and spinach.
  4. Brush the second slices of bread with pesto on the side without butter.
  5. Top with the second slices of bread, butter side facing out.
  6. Press down on the top of the sandwich with a spatula.
  7. Toast for 3 minutes over medium heat. Flip and continue to cook until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown.

Keywords: Caprese sandwich, caprese grilled cheese, tomato mozzarella sandwich, tomato mozzarella grilled cheese