Fried Mozzarella Sandwiches

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 493 calories
    • Calories 48 calories from fat
    • Fat 26 g
    • Sat Fat 14 g
    • Cholesterol 274 mg
    • Sodium 710 mg
    • Protein 23 mg
    • Carbohydrate 39 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 170 mg

Make 4 sandwiches by placing 1 layer of the cheese between 2 slices of the bread. Gently mash the sandwiches to seal in the cheese.Heat a large cast-iron skillet or griddle over medium heat. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk and season with the salt and pepper. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in the skillet.Dip 2 of the sandwiches in the egg mixture to moisten both sides and place in skillet. Cook until browned and crisp, about 4 minutes per side, pressing with a spatula to seal. Wipe pan clean, add the remaining butter, and repeat with the other 2 sandwiches. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

  1. Check 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  2. Check 8 large slices (about 10 ounces) stale white bread
  3. Check 4 large eggs
  4. Check 1/2 cup whole milk
  5. Check 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  7. Check 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Directions

  1. Make 4 sandwiches by placing 1 layer of the cheese between 2 slices of the bread. Gently mash the sandwiches to seal in the cheese.
  2. Heat a large cast-iron skillet or griddle over medium heat. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk and season with the salt and pepper. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in the skillet.
  3. Dip 2 of the sandwiches in the egg mixture to moisten both sides and place in skillet. Cook until browned and crisp, about 4 minutes per side, pressing with a spatula to seal. Wipe pan clean, add the remaining butter, and repeat with the other 2 sandwiches. Serve immediately.