Lactalis Culinary

Fresh Mozzarella

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Bacon and Balsamic Caprese Grillbread featuring Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella

Ingredients

7 oz. Galbani Fresh Mozzarella medallions
2 cloves Garlic, cut in half
3 tbsp. Balsamic Vinaigrette, divided
6 slices Crispy cooked Bacon, cut into pieces
2 tbsp. Fresh Basil leaves, chopped fine
4 Heirloom Tomato, cut in 1/4 inch slices
  Ciabatta Bread
  Kalamata Olives
  Galbani Asiago (to garnish)
  Parsley (to garnish)
  1. Preheat grill on high for 10 min.
  2. Meanwhile, slice ciabatta lengthwise into two near-flat rectangles.
  3. Rub inside of each piece with garlic, then brush with 2 tbsp. balsamic vinaigrette.
  4. Reduce heat to medium; grill bread face down.
  5. Remove bread once grill marks are well-defined and bread is toasted—about 5 minutes.
  6. Layer ingredients as follows: grilled bread (face up), Fresh Mozzarella, bacon, basil, and tomato. Reduce heat to low and return bread to grill (lid down) until cheese begins to melt—about 7 minutes.
  7. Drizzle with remaining balsamic vinaigrette, sprinkle with pepper, and top with Asiago and parsley.
  8. Slice and serve immediately.

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