Grilled Fresh Mozzarella and Apricot on Sourdough

Grilled Fresh Mozzarella and Apricot on Sourdough Recipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey
Time: 20 minutes. Sunset reader Bill Gaines invented this delicious, tangy-sweet sandwich to use the plentiful apricots from his neighbor's tree, which hung over the property line. "He told us we could have all the fruit on our side of the fence," Gaines explains.


Makes 2 sandwiches
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 481
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Protein 18 g
Fat 27 g
Satfat 17 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fiber 2 g
Sodium 693 mg
Cholesterol 81 mg


2 tablespoons softened butter
4 slices sourdough bread
2 firm-ripe, juicy apricots, pitted and sliced thin
1 tablespoon sugar mixed with 1 tsp. cinnamon
4 slices fresh mozzarella


1. Butter one side of each bread slice. Flip 2 slices over and top with apricots, dividing evenly. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar to taste. Top with mozzarella and remaining bread slices, buttered sides up.

2. Cook sandwiches in a large frying pan over medium heat, turning once, until golden and crisp on both sides, about 8 minutes total.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.