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Ciabatta bites recipe

Ciabatta bites recipe

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A few clever freezer shortcuts make these Mediterranean-inspired mini sandwiches a super-simple snack. Crisp on the outside, with a smoky, gooey filling of mozzarella sticks and colourful chargrilled veg. See method

  • Serves 8 (makes 8)
  • 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 171 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 400g frozen Mediterranean chargrilled vegetables
  • 180g pack frozen mozzarella sticks
  • 2 ciabatta rolls
  • fresh basil, to serve (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    6g 8%
  • Saturates

    1g 7%
  • Sugars

    3g 3%
  • Salt

    0.5g 8%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 23.2g Protein 5g Fibre 2.4g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Put the vegetables in a large roasting tin and cook for 15 mins.
  2. Shake the vegetables in the tin, then add the mozzarella sticks. Cook for 10 mins more, adding the ciabatta rolls for the last 2 mins to warm through.
  3. Split the rolls and add the vegetables, mozzarella sticks and basil, if using. Squash down gently with your hand, then cut each roll into 4 squares and secure with a cocktail stick (remove before eating).

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