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Toasted Caprese Garlic Bread

This Toasted Caprese Garlic Bread is made with hints of garlic and topped with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and creamy mozzarella cheese!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caprese recipe
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 399kcal


  • 1 loaf Italian bread cut in half
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 4 tablespoons garlic powder divided
  • 24 ounces fresh Mozzarella cheese sliced
  • 4 medium tomatoes sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar glaze I found in the vinegar section of my grocery store


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place bread on a large baking pan.
  • Drizzle each half with 4 tablespoons olive oil, followed by 2 tablespoons garlic powder. Top each half with Mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until cheese is just melted.
  • Remove from oven and top each half with tomato slices, salt, pepper, and basil. Drizzle balsamic glaze over tops of bread. Cut into slices and serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 563IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 1mg