Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

This Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich is a delicious and satisfying meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner. It is made with layers of fresh vegetables, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers, along with creamy mozzarella cheese and tangy pesto sauce. The sandwich is then pressed to perfection, creating a crispy exterior and a warm, melty interior. It is a great option for vegetarians and anyone looking for a flavorful and filling sandwich.

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Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich

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Ingredients for Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich Recipe

  • 1/10 Loaf Of Bread
  • 0.03 cup Pesto Sauce
  • 0.80 Slices Of Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/10 Large Tomato, Sliced
  • 1/20 Ucumber, Sliced
  • 1/20 Ell Pepper, Sliced
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as required Optional: Balsamic Glaze, Dried Herbs, Sliced Tofu Or Tempeh

Directions: Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by slicing the bread horizontally, creating a top and bottom half.
  • STEP 2.Spread a generous amount of pesto sauce on the bottom half of the bread.
  • STEP 3.Layer the sliced mozzarella cheese on top of the pesto sauce.
  • STEP 4.Next, add a layer of sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers.
  • STEP 5.Season the vegetables with salt, pepper, and any other desired seasonings.
  • STEP 6.Place the top half of the bread on the sandwich and press it down gently.
  • STEP 7.Wrap the sandwich tightly in plastic wrap or foil.
  • STEP 8.Place the wrapped sandwich in the refrigerator and let it sit for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 9.When ready to serve, remove the sandwich from the refrigerator and unwrap it.
  • STEP 10.Cut the sandwich into individual portions and serve.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of bread for this sandwich, such as ciabatta, baguette, or focaccia.
  • Feel free to add or substitute any vegetables of your choice, such as spinach, avocado, or red onion.
  • For extra flavor, you can add a drizzle of balsamic glaze or a sprinkle of dried herbs.
  • To make the sandwich even more filling, you can add a layer of sliced tofu or tempeh.
  • If you don't have a sandwich press, you can use a heavy skillet or a panini press to press the sandwich.

Storage and Serving

  • This sandwich is best served fresh, but you can store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat the sandwich, you can place it in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes, or until heated through.
  • You can serve this sandwich as a main dish with a side salad or a bowl of soup, or cut it into smaller portions and serve it as an appetizer or party snack.
calories per serving
6 g Fat6 g Protein31 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp