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  • 1 tablespoons - Lemon zest, Finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons - Fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons - Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cups - Mixed green and black olives, Pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 whole - Crusty sandwich rolls
  • 4 ounces - 4 to 5 oz. Smoked mozzarella cheese, Very thinly sliced
  • 10 whole - Basil leaves
  • Directions:

    1. Combine the lemon zest, juice and olive oil in a small jar, close and shake to combine.
    2. Put the olives in a bowl and toss w/ 1/2 of the dressing. Season w/ pepper.
    3. Cut the rolls in half and take out a little of the crumb to form shallow hollows. Spread the olives on the bottom halves. Layer the sliced mozzarella over the olives and lay 2 basil leaves on each sandwich. Drizzle the insie of the tops of the rolls w/ the remaining lemon dressing. Replace the tops, pressing down lightly.
    4. Cut in halves and serve.

    Brief Description

    Very nice "guest" sandwich

    Main Ingredient:

    Mozzarella cheese

    Category:  Sandwiches

    Cuisine:  American


    "Cool Kitchen" by Lauren Chattman/SA Express-News

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    Posted On:

    January 3, 2013

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