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Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Ooey, gooey, double grilled cheese -make sandwiches quickly with pizza dough! MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
1/2
cup tomato bruschetta with olive oil and basil, drained if necessary (from 8-oz jar)
1/4
cup mascarpone cheese
8
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 8 slices
1
tablespoon Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1
teaspoon Watkins™ Basil Leaves
1/2
teaspoon Watkins™ Garlic Sea Salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; press to form 16x11-inch rectangle. Bake 6 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix bruschetta and mascarpone cheese until well blended; set aside.
  • 3
    Heat griddle or 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat (325°F). With pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut pizza crust into 4 rows by 2 rows to make 8 (5 1/2x4-inch) rectangles.
  • 4
    To assemble sandwiches, spread 1 tablespoon bruschetta mixture to within 1/4 inch from edges on each pizza crust rectangle. Top 4 rectangles with 2 slices mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining pizza crust rectangles bruschetta mixture side down. Brush 1 1/2 teaspoons of the olive oil over tops of sandwiches; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the basil and 1/4 teaspoon of the garlic salt.
  • 5
    Place sandwiches oil side down on hot griddle. Brush with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon basil and remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt. Cook uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Turn; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until bottoms are golden brown and sandwiches are heated through.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
47%
Saturated Fat
15g
74%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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