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Poached Mozzarella in Tomato Broth

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“Here is a dynamite solution for a vegetarian side dish or main entree. It is delish when you put the melted cheese on the toast and cover with a light broth - yum! It is so wonderful that everyone at our table asked for more and the broth - they wanted more bread to sop it up. CuisineAtHome.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler to High.
  2. Toast bread on both sides under broiler; set aside.
  3. Saute onion, mushrooms, garlic, and pepper flakes in oil over medium-high heat in a saucepan until onion softens, 5 minutes.
  4. Deglaze with wine; simmer until nearly evaporated, 3–5 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes, broth, and vinegar; simmer until tomatoes break down, 8–10 minute
  6. Reduce heat to medium.
  7. Toss herbs with lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper while broth simmers.
  8. Add cheese to broth and gently cook until it’s soft and a little gooey, 2–3 minutes.
  9. To serve, arrange a slice of toasted bread in each of four shallow bowls or plates.
  10. Carefully lift a slice of mozzarella from the broth and place on the bread.
  11. Drizzle more broth around, top with some herb mixture, and finish with more olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  12. Serve immediately.
  13. **Have some extra bread hunks ready to help sop up the broth.
  14. ENJOY!

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