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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Servings: 4

Easy Grilled Caprese Sandwich

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This fresh and tasty Easy Grilled Caprese Sandwich adds gourmet flavour to grilled cheese. Villaggio® Classico Italian Style Thick Slice White Bread is layered with classic Caprese salad ingredients and lightly grilled for a delicious, Italian-inspired sandwich. 

Quick and Easy
Sliced Bread


  • 8 slices Villaggio® Classico Italian Style Thick Slice White Bread
  • 4 oz (110 g) ball bocconcini cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) each salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil


  1. Preheat the panini grill to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Layer bocconcini, basil and tomato over 4 slices of bread.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; cap with remaining bread.
  4. Brush the outside of each sandwich with olive oil.
  5. Place in panini press and grill for 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and the outside is golden brown and crisp.
  6. To serve, cut sandwiches in half.