Chicken Caprese Sandwiches
makes 4 sandwiches
1 French baguette, halved lengthwise
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced/crushed
1 cup shredded chicken breast (optional)
2 fresh tomatoes, sliced
2 fresh mozzarella balls, sliced
salt and freshly ground pepper
fresh basil leaves
Preheat broiler. Pull out some of the soft insides of the bread to make more room for your fillings. Place crushed or minced garlic in olive oil in a small bowl. Brush garlic oil onto cut sides of bread. Place under broiler, cut side up, until toasted.
Top bottom piece of bread with chicken, tomatoes, mozzarella, and avocados. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze. Top with basil and top half of bread. Slice into sandwiches!