Fresco’s Best Italian Cheese Sandwich

  • Prep20 min.
  • Total40 min.
  • serv 8

These mouthwatering grilled mozzarella cheese sandwiches have a crispy bread-crumb coating. Served with tomato sauce, they're simply irresistible.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian


  • 1

    package (11.25 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Garlic Texas Toast, thawed

  • 3/4

    pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices

  • 1/2

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 3


  • 1

    cup plain dry bread crumbs

  • 1/2

    cup olive oil

  • 3

    cup Prego® Chunky Garden Tomato, Onion & Garlic Italian Sauce


    • 1

      Heat the oven to 375°F. Cut each toast in half.

    • 2

      Divide the cheese slices among 8 toast halves. Top with the remaining toast halves.

    • 3

      Place the flour, eggs and bread crumbs into separate shallow bowls. Beat the eggs with a fork.

    • 4

      Coat the sandwiches with the flour. Dip the sandwiches into the eggs. Coat the sandwiches with the bread crumbs.

    • 5

      Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the sandwiches in batches and cook until they're well browned on both sides. Place the sandwiches onto a baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

    • 6

      Heat the sauce in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat until it's hot and bubbling. Serve the sandwiches with the sauce for dipping.

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