Mozzarella en Carrozza

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INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

INGREDIENTS

Mozzarella En Carrozza Yield: One Sandwich
  • 2 slices Rustic Italian bread
  • 3 oz. (3 slices) Grande Avorio® Fresh Mozzarella, sliced
  • 8 oz. All-purpose flour
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 8 oz. Plain bread crumbs
  • 10 oz. Tomato bisque (see recipe)

DIRECTIONS

Mozzarella En Carrozza
  1. Slice 3 oz. Grande Avorio® into 3 slices.
  2. Create a breading station by placing 8 oz. flour, 2 eggs, and 8 oz. bread crumbs into individual bowls.
  3. On one slice of Italian bread, layer three 1 oz. slices of Grande Avorio®, place other slice of Italian bread on top to create a sandwich.
  4. Toss the sandwich in the flour, shake off excess flour, and then drop into the egg mix to coat. Remove and allow draining of excess egg mix, then place the coated sandwich in the bowl with the bread crumbs. Toss well until coated.
  5. Fry at 325°F for 6 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Serve with a side of Tomato bisque.

INGREDIENTS

Tomato Bisque Yield: 30 oz.
  • 28 oz. can Plum tomato, hand crushed
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 Fresh basil leaves
  • 4 oz. Heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

Tomato Bisque
  1. In a medium sauce pan, sauté onions and garlic with olive oil on low until translucent.
  2. Add the hand crush tomatoes and cook for 20 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Pour the heated sauce into blender, add fresh basil, 4 oz. heavy cream, and blend until smooth.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.