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Italian Open Faced Toasted Sandwich

April 28, 2021

Busy weeks call for simple and easy meals. This is one of my favorites! All of the favors of Italy are in this delicious open faced toasted sandwich. It takes just minutes to make and it is perfect for lunch or dinner. Plus you can turn it into an easy and perfect appetizer by just slicing it into strips. Every one always loves this Italian Open Faced Toasted Sandwich!

Italian Open Faced Toasted Sandwich


Italian or sourdough bread slices



Fresh mozzarella, sliced thin

Fresh cracked pepper

Grape tomatoes, halved

Optional: red pepper flakes

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.

  3. Place the bread slices onto the pan.

  4. Spread each piece of bread with a layer of pesto.

  5. Place a pile of baby spinach on top of the bread.

  6. Add one or two slices of prosciutto to each slice of bread.

  7. Place a few slices of mozzarella cheese on top of the prosciutto.

  8. Add some fresh cracked pepper and red pepper flakes (if desired) on top.

  9. Place the tomato halves on top, cut side down.

  10. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, until bubbling.

This is such an easy and delicious lunch or dinner!! Or slice it up and make it an appetizer...

Look at that crusty bread and gooey cheese! I love the way that all of the flavors melt together with this easy recipe!

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