Our take on a classic starts with an English muffin, because bagels shouldn't get to have all the fun! This version with melty mozzarella and tomato sauce makes for a perfect afternoon snack for little and big ones alike. For a heartier bite that would be great for lunch, check out the California-style variation below. 

Martha Stewart Living, September 2021

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Credit: Frank Frances

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prep:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 400°F. Place muffin halves cut-side-up on a parchment-lined baking sheet; brush generously with butter.

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  • Bake until lightly toasted, about 10 minutes. Layer on marinara and mozzarella and bake until melted, 6 to 8 minutes. Sprinkle on some sea salt and dried oregano and basil leaves before serving.

Variations

CALIFORNIA-STYLE VARIATION

Swap in barbecue sauce for marinara and cheddar for mozzarella, and top them with shredded rotisserie chicken and thinly sliced red onion. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.

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