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Fresco's Best Italian Cheese Sandwich

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"Sandwiches made with fresh mozzarella and Pepperidge Farm® Garlic Texas Toast are given a crispy coating and pan-fried until golden. Serve with a mixed green salad with apricots, strawberries, and toasted walnuts with a strawberry vinaigrette. For dessert serve chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 487 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 sandwiches)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Cut each toast in half.
  2. Divide the cheese slices among 8 toast halves. Top with the remaining toast halves.
  3. Place the flour, eggs and bread crumbs into separate shallow bowls. Beat the eggs with a fork.
  4. Coat the sandwiches with the flour. Dip the sandwiches into the eggs. Coat the sandwiches with the bread crumbs.
  5. Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the sandwiches in batches and cook until they're well browned on both sides. Place the sandwiches onto a baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  6. Heat the sauce in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat until it's hot and bubbling. Serve the sandwiches with the sauce for dipping.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 487 calories; 28.7 g fat; 38.6 g carbohydrates; 18.8 g protein; 97 mg cholesterol; 867 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I love Texas Toast and happened to have a package in the freezer. This was a good way to use it up! I didn't bother with the extra step of coating and frying the bread. (didn't have time) I s...

I liked this recipe because it wasn't too complicated but it looked fancy, and my guests liked it. Best of all it used some ingredients I had on hand. I made small sandwiches that I did cut in ...

We liked this okay. We all thought it would have been better made without the coating. Next time, I will try it without. Instead of serving it with dipping sauce, I made homemade tomato soup to ...