Mini Mozzarella Sandwiches with Tomato Jam

Holaaaaaa!

Yesterday, walking around town, I went to a new cheese store. When I was in Spain, sometimes I would eat different kinds of cheese tapas. I would add a little bit of tomato jam to the tapas and it was out of this world. So yesterday at the store, I got the craving for cheese and tomato jam. But, they didn’t have any. What did I do? I made my own! So easy and so tasty. Trust me, you’ll want to try it.

I had some different varieties of Manchego cheese and I also had some mozzarella that I wanted to use up. I thought, “what can I do …?” I remembered just once I had this delicious little mozzarella sandwich.  So, I got into the kitchen and I recreated it. I call them Mozzarella Mini Sandwiches. Tapa style.  It’s yummy.

Ingredients for the mozzarella mini sandwiches ; 

– Mozzarella

– White bread or any kind of soft bread (I used honey oat bread).

– Bread crumbs

– Egg

– 2 cups vegetable or canola oil

Cut the bread into shapes. I cut it in squares, using my ravioli stamp. Slice the mozzarella into the same shape as the bread.

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Bread

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Mozzarella

 

Make the sandwich. Beat the egg and place the sandwich into the egg and then into the bread crumbs. Fry it for a few minutes on both sides until it’s brown.

the sandwich

the sandwich

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Remove and place onto a plate with paper towel.

Ready to serve!

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mozzarella sandwich + tomato jam

Ingredients for the tomato jam (makes  about 1/2 pint):

–  2 large, ripe tomatoes (use as many as you want)

– 1 cup sugar

– 1/2 fresh lemon juice

Place the tomatoes in a boiling pot for a few minutes. Place them immediately into a cold water bath and then peel them.

Place them into a blender for a minute.

In a sauce pan, combine the sugar, lemon juice and tomatoes that were already blended. Stir on a low to medium heat for 10 minutes. Place a lid on the sauce pan and leave it on a low heat for 35- 45 minutes. Let it cool down and then place into a jar.

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Before

After

After

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You can make as much as you want and store it fIf you want to make more than 1 jar,  I would recommend to place the jam into the jars, put the lids on and place the jars into a pot with hot water for 20 minutes. Then, the jam will last for a few month in the refrigerator. Otherwise is good for a few weeks.

Easy, cheap and tasty! Hope you enjoy it 🙂

BON PROFIT!

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