Mini Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Jennifer Bass

By
@jenniebug1978

I first tried this sandwich when I made some homemade Tomato Basil Bisque. I make these sandwiches for friends and family whenever I can.


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Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

8 slice
small sandwich or cocktail bread
2 slice
pancetta, sliced in half
2 slice
deli-style mozzarella cheese, halved
8 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese, divided
2
roasted red bell peppers from jar, sliced and patted dry
butter

Step-By-Step

1In small skillet, cook Pancetta until crisp. Drain on paper-towel lined plate; set aside.

2Heat medium-sized skillet on medium-high heat. While skillet is heating, assemble sandwiches. Place one slice of mozzarella cheese on bread heel. Top with Pancetta, 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese (per sandwich), and sliced roasted red peppers. Place other half of bread slice on top. Butter the tops of the sandwiches.

3Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in the skillet. Place sandwiches in skillet with buttered tops facing up. Let cook for 2 minutes and carefully flip sandwiches over. Press down to flatten slightly. Cook for about 2 more minutes or until bread is lightly browned. Serve warm.

Makes 2 servings (2 sandwiches each)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers