10 Simple Ways to use Mozzarella

  1. Place slices of mozzarella over ready rolled puff pastry, top with sliced tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and bake until pastry is golden.
  2. For a delicious toastie, place mozzarella between thick sliced bread or a Panini, with ham and tomato in a sandwich press.
  3. Toss cooked gnocchi with tomato pasta sauce and half a cup of grated mozzarella. Place in an ovenproof dish, then top with extra grated mozzarella and bake until melted and golden.
  4. For a cheesy snack, skewer cubes of mozzarella with toasted bread cubes then brush with olive oil and grill or bbq quickly.
  5. For entertaining finger food, place a small cube of mozzarella in the middle of a risotto ball then coat in bread crumbs and fry to make arancini.
  6. To make traditional Italian Mozzarella salad, slice mozzarella and layer with ripe tomato slices and fresh basil leaves then drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  7. Make delicious cheese scones by mixing grated mozzarella into scone dough, sprinkle extra on top and bake.
  8. Create a healthy vegetarian gratin by layering mozzarella between slices of grilled zucchini and eggplant with chunky tomato sauce and baking in the oven.
  9. Sandwich sliced mozzarella between two slices of grilled eggplant then crumb and panfry for a hot mozzarella sandwich. Serve with spicy tomato sauce.
  10. Take your lasagne to the next level by sprinkling grated mozzarella between layers and on top. You’ll get perfectly melted cheese layers and a nice and brown and crispy top.