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Last Updated on June 14, 2021 by Nazmin Sarker

Italian Fried Mozzarella Sandwich Recipe

These deep-fried Mozzarella sandwiches are a tasty snack at any time of the day or serve smaller triangles as an antipasto with drinks.

Try to set out your ingredients just previously you start: It’ll help step by step the process go more smoothly. (Please visit blender food processor combo)


  • 8 slices bread, preferably slightly stale, crusts removed
  • 100 g/3 ½ oz Mozzarella cheese, sliced thickly
  • 8 canned anchovy fillets, drained and chopped
  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • 50 g/1 ¾ oz black olives, chopped
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 150 ml/5 fl oz/ 2/3 cup milk oil, for deep-frying
  • salt and pepper


  • Cut each slice of bread into 2 triangles. Top 8 of the bread triangles with the Mozzarella slices and chopped anchovies.
  • Place the basil leaves and olives on top and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Lay the other 8 triangles of bread over the top and press down around the edges to seal.
  • Mix the eggs and milk and pour into an ovenproof dish. Add the sandwiches and leave to soak for 5 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan to 180′-190’C/ 350′-375’F or until a cube of bread browns in 30 seconds.
  • Before cooking the sandwiches, squeeze the edges together again.
  • Carefully place the sandwiches in the oil and deep-fry for 2 minutes or until golden, turning once. Remove the sandwiches with a perforated spoon and drain on absorbent kitchen paper. Serve immediately while still hot.

Cook’s Tip:


If you prefer, try adding a peeled prawn (shrimp) to each triangle. For smaller sandwiches, cut the bread into 4 triangles.

Mozzarella Loaf

  • Begin 40 mins ahead
  • 6 servings
  • 445 cals per serving
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Good source of calcium, iron, vitamin A


  • 1 long loaf of Italian bread with sesame seed
  • 1 16-ounce package mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup olives for salad
  • 1½ teaspoons
  • oregano


  • Preheat oven to 400’F. Cut Italian bread crosswise into 1-inch slices, being careful not to cut through the bottom crust. Cut mozzarella cheese into ¼-inch slices.
  • Place bread on the cookie sheet and bake for about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is heated through. Sprinkle loaf with oregano. With a sharp knife, divide the loaf into slices by cutting through the bottom crust. Serve Mozzarella loaf immediately.

Italian Hero Sandwiches

  • Begin 45 mins ahead
  • 4 sandwiches
  • 733 cals each
  • Good source of calcium, iron, vitamin C


  • 12 sweet Italian sausages
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 2 medium onions
  • 5 green or red peppers
  • 2 tablespoons olive or salad oil
  • 4-5-inch-long hard rolls


  • In 12-inch skillet, place sausages; add water. Cover; simmer for 5 minutes. Remove cover and continue cooking about 15 minutes longer or until sausages are browned, turning occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cut onions into thin slices; cut peppers into ½-inch strips. In hot oil, in another 12-inch skillet, saute onions until just limp. Add peppers and continue cooking over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until peppers are tender, about 10 minutes. Add cooked sausages.
  • Split hard rolls in half lengthwise. Layer the bottom of each roll with some of the pepper and onion mixture and 3 of the sausages, then add the top part of the roll.

To serve: Cut each roll crosswise into halves for easier eating.

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