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Tuesday
Feb262013

Tea Sandwich: Tomato, Mozzarella, & Basil

A classic Caprese with a drizzle of balsamic creme (balsamic reduction). I picked up all the ingredients at Eataly.

A few notes:
- I cut the focaccia in half, lengthwise since there would have been too much bread if I hadn't.
- Use smaller tomatoes so they'll fit nicely on each tea sandwich.
- Instead of whole basil leaves, another option is to chop them into thin slices and sprinkle over tea sandwiches. 
- Use a paper towel to get rid of any excess liquid from the buffalo mozzarella.

TEA SANDWICH: TOMATO, MOZZARELLA, & BASIL

INGREDIENTS
Sliced tomatoes
Buffalo mozzarella 
Basil
Focaccia cut into rectangular pieces, then cut in half lengthwise
Balsamic creme 
Olive oil 

DIRECTIONS
1. Lay a piece of mozzarella and fit to size of focaccia. Sprinkle salt on top.
2. Layer tomatoes and lightly drizzle olive oil and balsamic creme.
3. Top with basil leaf. Enjoy! 

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Reader Comments (5)

These look delightful! Adding them to my "must-make" list for my next tea gathering.

02.26.2013 | Unregistered Commenteralexis

Yum! This recipe sounds so delish, and the pictures make my mouth water. Can't wait to try them. Thanks for sharing.

02.26.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLu Ann

Hi Alexis, the best part is that they're super easy to assemble. I hope these are a hit at your tea gathering!

Hi Lu Ann, thank you for visiting!

I like the sound of balsamic creme. Also, looks like it "sticks" to the tomatoes. This recipe is a must for summer tea.

02.28.2013 | Unregistered Commenternotesontea

Hi notesontea, the creme is way thicker so it does a great job of "sticking" to the tomatoes for sure. You can pick one up from Eataly. Agree, the tea sandwich is perfect for summer tea.

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