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This quick five-ingredient entrée transforms a favorite pizza combo into a melty grilled sandwich. To thinly slice fresh mozzarella with ease, freeze the cheese for about 30 minutes before cutting.

Deb Wise
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2015

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Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Spread 1 tablespoon marinara over 1 side of each of 4 bread slices. Top evenly with cheese and tomatoes. Sprinkle tomatoes evenly with pepper and salt. Top tomatoes with basil and remaining bread slices. Lightly coat sandwiches with cooking spray.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sandwiches to pan; cook 2 1/2 minutes or until browned. Brush tops evenly with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil. Turn sandwiches over; cook 2 minutes or until browned. Serve immediately.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

284 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 4.9g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 23mg; iron 2mg; sodium 410mg; calcium 69mg.
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