Tenderloin Caprese Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. GalbaniĀ® Fresh Mozzarella, cut in 1/4 inch slices
  • 1/2 lb. fresh basil leaves
  • olive oil
  • 4 – 6 in. filets of sirloin or filet mignon
  • 4 – 6 in. crusty rolls
  • 2 tomatoes, 1/4in. slices
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • In a food processer, blend basil leaves with two tablespoons of olive oil to make pesto spread.
  • Drizzle filets with olive oil, and dust with salt and pepper.
  • Turn on grill to medium heat and grill filets for 2 1/2 minutes per side to medium-rare.
  • Slice bread lengthwise and open up. Drizzle with olive oil. Slightly toast the rolls on grill and add cheese cooking till melted. Remove rolls, spread with a thick layer of pesto and tomatoes.
  • Add steak and top with the other half of roll. Cut in half and serve.