For the maximum flavor, use vine-ripened
tomatoes in the sauce. For quicker and easier preparation, simply
use your favorite ready-made marinara or pizza sauce.
Grilled Pizza Sandwich
- 1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups ripe tomatoes, seed and chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
1/2 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons heavy cream
2 tablespoons Wisconsin Parmesan Cheese, grated
- Pizza Sandwich:
- 4 slices hearty country bread
- Toppings: pepperoni, bacon, mushrooms,
onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, fresh basil or other desired local
4 ounces Wisconsin Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, sliced
1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
- For Sauce: Drop garlic clove into food
processor or blender while running. Turn off processor and add
tomatoes, onion, basil, oregano and pepper; purée. Pour
sauce into medium saucepan and heat to boiling over medium-high
heat. Reduce heat and simmer 8 to 10 minutes, uncovered; stir
in cream and Parmesan; simmer for 2 minutes until thick.
- For Pizza Sandwich: Spread sauce on 1
side of each slice of bread, top with desired ingredients, sliced
Fresh Mozzarella and 1/4 cup Mozzarella.
- Grill face up on outdoor grill or under
broiler, until cheese is melted. If you prefer closed sandwich,
use two slices of bread per sandwich, spread sauce on each slice,
make as above, and grill on outdoor grill, in skillet or in panini
grill; serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy
of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.