Marinated Mozzarella Toast with Pickled Peppers & Capers

Marinated Mozzarella Toast

with Pickled Peppers & Capers

20 MIN
$6.99 Serves 2-4
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From the Test Kitchen

Every week we're bringing you a selection of Add-ons—a mix of our favorite appetizers, sides, and desserts that you can add to your box and fill out your table. Here, we're topping slices of crunchy toasted baguette with creamy mozzarella—marinated with oregano, capers, and a bit of crushed red pepper for pleasant heat. It's all compete with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and pickled peppers for tangy-sweet flavor.

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Marinated Mozzarella Toast with Pickled Peppers & Capers
Title
  • 1 Small Baguette
  • 4 oz Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Capers
  • 2 Tbsps Balsamic Vinegar
  • ½ oz Pickled Peppadew Peppers
  • ¼ tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Whole Dried Oregano
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1 Prepare the ingredients

Cut the baguette crosswise into 8 equal-sized rounds. Roughly chop the capers. Roughly chop the peppers. Tear the cheese into bite-sized pieces; place in a bowl. Add the oregano, chopped capers, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and as much of the red pepper flakes as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Set aside to marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 10 minutes. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

2 Toast the bread & serve your dish

In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced baguette in an even layer. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until lightly browned and toasted. Transfer to a work surface. Top each piece of toasted baguette with the marinated cheese and drizzle with as much of the vinegar as you’d like. Serve the finished toasts garnished with the chopped peppers. Enjoy!

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1 Prepare the ingredients

Cut the baguette crosswise into 8 equal-sized rounds. Roughly chop the capers. Roughly chop the peppers. Tear the cheese into bite-sized pieces; place in a bowl. Add the oregano, chopped capers, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and as much of the red pepper flakes as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Set aside to marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 10 minutes. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

2 Toast the bread & serve your dish

In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced baguette in an even layer. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until lightly browned and toasted. Transfer to a work surface. Top each piece of toasted baguette with the marinated cheese and drizzle with as much of the vinegar as you’d like. Serve the finished toasts garnished with the chopped peppers. Enjoy!

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