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  1. 2 cups 474ml Fresh basil - (packed) - blanched

  2. 1 cup 237ml Olive oil Salt - to taste Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

  3. 1 Loaf fresh Italian hard-crusted bread - sliced in half and Into 6 sections

  4. 1 Garlic clove - roasted

  5. 12 oz 340g Water buffalo mozzarella - sliced into 6 pieces 1 oz 28g Tomato - sliced into 6 pieces (large)

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  1. Recipe Instructions In a blender, blend basil with olive oil. Strain through a coffee filter or cheese cloth. Season with salt and pepper. Rub inside bread with roasted garlic. Layer bread with mozzarella and tomato. Drizzle with basil oil. Heat large cast-iron pan over medium-high heat until very hot. Butter outside of sandwiches on both sides. Place 3 sandwiches at a time in pan and cover with another cast-iron pan. Cook until brown. Turn over and brown other side. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. This recipe yields 6 servings. Description: "{Croque Monsieur Panini}"


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