Toasted Caprese Sandwich Recipe – Food Fanatic


This Toasted Caprese Sandwich is loaded with juicy tomato slices, melted mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. It tastes so good you’ll want to make it for lunch all summer!


With a basic recipe for toaster oven grilled cheese and this gourmet-style apple and Havarti grilled cheese, do you really need more grilled cheese recipes? The short answer – YES!

Toasted Caprese Sandwich Photo


For starters, one can never have too many tasty go-to sandwich recipes. Like this quick and easy balsamic asparagus and hummus toast or a super filling roasted red pepper, carrot, and hummus sandwich.


Plus, this recipe is made a little differently from those other grilled cheeses. There’s no stopping to flip the sandwich.

Toasted Caprese Sandwich Picture


How is this possible you ask? It’s super simple, you use your toaster oven’s TOAST function!

Toasted Caprese Sandwich Image


Toasted Cheese Sandwich 101


  1. First, slather 2 pieces of bread with a little mayo on one side and top each of the dry sides with a slice of cheese.

  2. Next, place the bread side-by-side on the rack in your toaster oven. Set the machine to TOAST and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. As soon as the cheese is bubbling and the bread is toasted, it’s time to put your sandwich together.

  4. Layer one slice with basil, tomato, salt and pepper, a drizzle of balsamic glaze (if you please), and more basil. Top with the remaining cheesy toast and dig in!
Toasted Caprese Sandwich Pic


Toasting the bread and melting the cheese BEFORE FILLING keeps the juicy tomato slices from making the sandwich soggy. This way you end up with a sandwich that’s the perfect combo of gooey, toasty, fresh, and tasty.

File 1 - Toasted Caprese Sandwich


Tips For an Amazing Toasted Caprese Sandwich


  • Mayo > Butter. Don’t get me wrong I LOVE butter. But after lots of urging from readers, we gave mayo a try and discovered that it’s fantastic at turning bread golden and toasted. Plus you don’t have to wait for it to soften like butter.

  • Use the BEST, reddest, juiciest tomato you can find.
File 2 - Toasted Caprese Sandwich

  • I know the recipe says optional but don’t skip the Balsamic Glaze. It’s thick, tangy, sweet, and tastes delicious drizzled on any vegetable (like roasted cabbage wedges) but especially on fresh tomatoes.

  • Lastly, this recipe works best in a traditional old-school toaster oven. If you’ve got a fancy one with “smart toasting technology” you’ll probably need to play around a little adjusting the darkness level and the number of slices to find the perfect settings for your sandwich.
File 3 - Toasted Caprese Sandwich

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