Kicked up Mini Caprese Sandwiches

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You’re likely familiar with caprese salad, a bocconcini, basil and tomato combo. We’ve taken those wonderful flavours and stuffed them into our Italian ciabatta buns for a very tasty mini sandwich.

Tags: Intermediate, 20 Mins, Sandwiches, Summer Insider's Report 2012, Fall Insider's Report 2011, Fall
Serves: 6
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 2  minutes
Total: 17  minutes

Additional Information


1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise
1 pkg (40 g) PC Fresh Basil chopped
1/4 cup (50 mL) PC Sliced Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Seasoned Oil drained and minced
1 bag (500 g) PC Mini Ciabatta Sausage Pre-Sliced Buns
2 balls fresh mozzarella (about 500 g), cut in 18 slices
1 pkg (397 g) PC Sweet Cocktail Tomatoes on the Vine stemmed and cut in 18 slices
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) cracked black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). In small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, basil and sundried tomatoes; set aside.
  2. Place buns on baking sheet. Bake in centre of oven for 1 to 2 minutes or until warmed through.
  3. Divide mayonnaise mixture among warm buns, spreading over both cut sides. Add a slice of mozzarella, a slice of tomato and a pinch of pepper to each bun and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Makes 6 servings Per 3 sandwich serving:
640 calories
Fat 37 g
Sodium 820 mg
Carbohydrate 52 g
Fibre 4 g
Protein 25 g
Source of Fibre