The Best Mozzarella Recipes to Bring Out Your Inner Italian


By SAVEUR Editors

Published on March 18, 2019



These crisp mini-sandwiches are deep-fried and filled with molten cheese. Get the recipe for Fried Mozzarella Sandwiches »
Briny and slightly crispy fried capers punch up the flavor of this classic Italian tomato and mozzarella salad. Get the recipe for Caprese Salad with Fried Capers and Basil »
Brazil's bauru is made by smothering roast beef with melted mozzarella and tomato. Get the recipe for Brazilian Roast Beef Sandwich (Bauru) »
Crispy breading encases gooey melted mozzarella cheese in this classic appetizer. Get the recipe for Mozzarella Sticks »
This most iconic of pizzas is topped with tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, and basil leaves, the colors of the Italian flag. Get the recipe for Pizza Margherita (Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Pizza) »
Caramelized onions, sweet ham, mozzarella, and fragrant rosemary combine in this flavorful pizza. Get the recipe for Ham and Caramelized Onion Pizza »
A buttery pistachio puree bolsters this mortadella and mozzarella pizza. Get the recipe for Pistachio and Mortadella Pizza (Pizza Pistacchio e Mortadella) »
Meaty tomato sauce and gooey mozzarella blanket tender breaded chicken cutlets in this recipe from Omaha's Piccolo Pete's. This recipe first appeared in our August/September 2013 Heartland issue with the story Here's the Beef. Get the recipe for Steakhouse Chicken Parmesan »
Creamy walnut sauce is paired with golden pan-fried zucchini and smoked mozzarella on this Neapolitan-style pizza. Get the recipe for Walnut Pesto and Zucchini Pizza (Pizza Noci e Zucchini) »
Roasting cherry tomatoes in an oven brings out their natural sweetness; salty salami is a perfect counterpoint. Get the recipe for Salami, Oven-Roasted Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Omelette »
Pope John Paul loved it and you will too! Get the recipe for Butternut Squash and Smoked Mozzarella Pizza »
Coiled strands of spaghetti soak up a creamy sauce in these delectable fried ham and cheese fritters. Get the recipe for Ham & Smoked Mozzarella Fritters »
Simply bread your chicken (you could use veal or eggplant instead), fry it, layer with some easy homemade red sauce and mozzarella, and bake. Get the recipe for Easy Chicken Parmigiana »
No time to make your own dough? Same here. Use a loaf of bread for the crust and have dinner ready in no time. Get the recipe for Easiest Pizza Ever »
This is chef Ignacio Mattos' version of a hearty cheesesteak sandwich that is served in restaurants and cafés throughout Uruguay. Get the recipe for Chivito (Uruguayan Cheesesteak) Sandwich »
Chef Scott Conant's gooey, smokey stromboli is best hot out of the oven, but It also makes great leftovers. Wrap individual slices in foil for an easy, cheesey lunch. Get the recipe for Salami, Smoked Mozzarella, and Basil Stromboli »
Italian panzerotti are semi-circular pockets of bread that are usually filled with cheese, deep-fried, and eaten hot. SAVEUR intern Suhashini Sarkar first tried these in Milan; her sister has since developed her own recipe that uses a sauce made from fresh tomatoes. It's reminiscent of pizza, but deep-fried and portable. Get the recipe for Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Panzerotti »
This cheese-filled Georgian flatbread has its roots in the west-central region of Imereti, but by now it is a popular part of the elaborate feasts, known as supras, held across the country. Georgians typically make this savory pastry with a mixture of imeruli and sulguni cheese. We find that a blend of low moisture mozzarella and strong, tart feta gets you very close to the traditional version. Get the recipe for Kachapuri Imeruli »

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