5 from 4 votes

TOMATO MOZZARELLA SANDWICH WITH HERB MAYO

Made with fresh whole milk mozzarella, homemade herb mayonnaise, creamy avocado, and spicy red onion, this Tomato Mozzarella Sandwich with Herb Mayo is a fast and fresh alternative to an otherwise boring sandwich. Prepare the mayo ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator up to a week!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Lunch, Sandwich, Sauce
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 sandwich
Calories: 813kcal
Author: Jessica Randhawa

Ingredients

FOR THE HERB MAYO

  • 1 cup mayonnaise full fat or low fat
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3 anchovy fillets optional, omit for a vegetarian version
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh chives chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh basil chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano chopped

FOR THE SANDWICH

  • 2 sliced seeded, whole grain bread or bread of choice
  • 2 tbsp prepared herb mayonnaise
  • 1/4 avocado sliced
  • 100 grams fresh whole milk mozzarella cheese (two thick slices)
  • thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 medium heirloom tomato sliced
  • 1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 3 leaves butter lettuce

Instructions

FOR THE HERB MAYO

  • In the bowl of a small food processor, add all ingredients for the herb mayonnaise. Blend until smooth. Set aside in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

FOR THE SANDWICH

  • Lightly toast the bread and spread each slice with one tablespoon of mayonnaise. Top one slice of bread with the avocado, sliced mozzarella, sliced red onion, alfalfa, and butter lettuce. Place the other slice of toasted bread on top. Wrap the sandwich in a piece of parchment paper and slice in half with a sharp knife.

Nutrition

Calories: 813kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 180mg | Sodium: 838mg | Potassium: 591mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3050IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 588mg | Iron: 3.1mg
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