Mozzarella Cheese Dream Sandwich

See the RecipeTodd Coleman

The ultimate grilled cheese sandwich, according to author Francine Prose, includes Aleppo pepper, which adds a dimension of spiciness to balance the tangy sourdough bread and the creamy mozzarella. This recipe first appeared with the article Dreamy Good.

Mozzarella Cheese Dream Sandwich
The ultimate grilled cheese sandwich, according to author Francine Prose, includes Aleppo pepper, which adds a dimension of spiciness to balance the tangy sourdough bread and the creamy mozzarella.
Yield: serves 1

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 (14″-thick) slices fresh mozzarella
  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 14 tsp. Aleppo pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a 10″ nonstick or cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Place mozzarella between slices of bread, and add to skillet. Press sandwich with a spatula or plate and cook, adding more oil if needed and turning once, until golden brown and cheese is melted, 6–8 minutes. Sprinkle with pepper before serving.