Air Fryer Caprese Open Sandwich

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Makes: 1-2 Servings


  • 2 slices white bloomer loaf, thick
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, cut in half
  • 100g firm, sweet tomatoes
  • a few basil leaves
  • 120g Buffalo mozzarella
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


Step 1: Rub the cut side of the garlic over one side of the bread, then brush each slice with ½ tbsp olive oil

Step 2: Slice the tomatoes and place on top of the tomatoes

Step 3: Tear a few basil leaves and place some on top, some underneath the tomatoes. Season well

Step 4: Cut the mozzarella into slices and place on top of the tomatoes

Step 5: Season the top with a little freshly ground pepper and drizzle with the remaining tbsp oil

Step 6: Preheat at 180°C for 3 minutes

Step 7: Place the sandwiches carefully into the frying basket and cook at 180°C for 10-15 minutes until the cheese has melted and starting to brown

Serve immediately, garnished with a basil leaf

Hints and tips:

For a more pronounced garlic flavour, crush the garlic at stage 1

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