Fresh Mozzarella Picnic Sandwiches with Artichokes, Prosciutto, and Balsamic Vinegar

Herbed Foccacia or ciabatta bread, split and cut into sandwich size slices

Aged balsamic vinegar

Fresh mozzarella slices

Thinly sliced prosciutto

Marinated artichokes, drained

Spring blend lettuce mix or arugula

Extra Virgin Olive oil

Freshly ground black pepper


Toast the bread underneath broiler until golden brown.  Drizzle the cut sides of the bread with the balsamic vinegar.  Layer the mozzarella, prosciutto, artichokes, and greens on the bottom half of the sandwich.  Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.  Top with remaining bread slice and wrap with deli paper or parchment paper.