Caprese Garlic Bread Recipe

Caprese Garlic Bread Recipe for the best and tastiest snack or appetizer. A simple grilled garlic oiled baguette slice topped cheese, tomato. 

  • Author: FillMyRecipeBook
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Yield: 8
  • Category: appetizer, snack, side dish
  • Method: oven Baking, no bake
  • Cuisine: American


  1. 1 loaf of bread roll (baguette, ciabatta, bruschetta)
  2. 4 Tablespoons of melted butter.
  3. 3 cloves of garlic
  4. 12 oz of fresh mozzarella cheese
  5. 1/2 cup of balsamic vinegar
  6. 2 medium tomatoes or some small cherry tomatoes
  7. Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  8. 1/3 cup of fresh basil leaves (chopped)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 Deg. F (200 Deg. C)
  2. Cut the baguette loaf horizontally in half. Mince the garlic cloves and slice the tomatoes.
  3. Line wax paper or grease a large baking pan and place the horizontally cut baguette on the sheet, with the cut side facing up.
  4. In a medium bowl add the melted butter and the minced garlic cloves. Mix them together, then spread the loaf slices with the garlic butter. Place the mozzarella slices on top. Bake on grill for 12 – 15 minutes until melted and toasted.
  5. Making the balsamic vinegar reduction while the loaf slices are cooking. In a small pan add the balsamic vinegar and bring to boil, bring down heat to simmer on low, stirring occasionally. The vinegar mixture should get reduced to half of the previous liquid. Takes about 5 – 7 minutes. set aside.
  6. Remove the garlic butter loaf slice from the oven and add the tomato slices with salt and pepper, add basil leaves as desired. (chopped and some larger for decoration) Drizzle the reduced balsamic vinegar over the tomato and cut the slices into mini pieces and serve on a plate.

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