Caprese Garlic Bread


  • 1 loaf ciabatta, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
  • 2 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • 2 tbsp. Thinly sliced fresh basil, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and localise ciabatta cut-sides up on a extended hot form.
  • In a job vessel, impress together butter, seasoner, and parsley and toughen with flavouring and shrub. Distribute on ciabatta halves and heat until happy, 15 to 20 proceedings.
  • Meantime, in a lilliputian saucepan, simmer oleoresin acetum and honey, rousing occasionally, until reduced by half, 8 to 10 transactions (candy should be clotted sufficiency to hair rearmost of a woodenware). Let caller.
  • Top toasted ciabatta with mozzarella and tomatoes and bake until cheese is melty, 5 to 10 proceedings author.
  • Drizzle flavouring loot with oil and oleoresin dulcorate, beautify with theologizer, and fade.