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Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Ciabatta

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Ciabatta

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1
Total Fat16.5 g
Saturated Fat5 g
Sodium841 mg
Total Carbohydrate50 g
Dietary Fiber3.5 g
Protein15.5 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Ciabatta loaf, cut in half lengthwise and crosswisehalf (13 ounces)
Olive oil4 teaspoons
Medium tomato, sliced½
Fresh mozzarella, sliced2 ouncees
Basil leaves10
Salt1/8 teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Cooking spray
  1. Directions
  2. Drizzle the bottom halves of the bread slices with olive oil and then layer tomato, mozzarella, and basil leaves on top. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper to taste. Top with the other halves to make two sandwiches.
  3. Heat a nonstick skillet or indoor grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat lightly with cooking spray and then add the sandwiches. Place a flat weight over the sandwiches, such as a plate with a canned food item on top of it. Grill for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the bread is toasted and the cheese melts.

3 starches; 2 fats; 1 vegetable; 1 medium-fat meat substitute

Side Suggestions: Veggie Sticks
Slice 1 carrot, ½ red bell pepper, and 1 stalk of celery into thin, 2-inch long sticks.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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