mozzarella in carrozza 1

The Mozzarella in carrozza is a typical recipe from countrysides of Italy: a tasty appetizer consisting of fried sandwich with melted mozzarella filling passed in flour, egg, bread crumbs and then fried. It is economical and we use readily available ingredients, it is a delicious dish and can also be used as finger food.

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Yield- two servings


  • Vegetable oil (enough to deep fry the mozzarella in carrozza)
  • 4 slices of buffalo mozzarella
  • 8 slices of toast bread
  • 2 eggs ( beaten and salted)
  • A splash of milk
  • Salted white flour ( enough to dust the mozzarella in carrozza)
  • Bread crumbs ( enough to dust the mozzarella in carrozza)
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Heat the oil on high
  2. Make 8 sandwiches with the bread and mozzarella
  3. Dip the sandwiches in the egg
  4. Dust each of them with flour
  5. Again dip them in the egg
  6. Then dust with the bread crumbs
  7. By now the oil must be hot, dip fry sandwiches until golden brown
  8. In the meantime dress the salad
  9. Cut the mozzarella in carrozza in half and put on a plate with the salad. ENJOY it while it is hot.

Author: myspicypasta

I'm Hirut, originally from Ethiopia and now living in Italy. I'm a happily married, a mother of one and professional assistant cook.

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