• Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings


  • 1/4 yellow onion, diced
  • 4 ounces pancetta, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Alessi Garlic PureeAdd
  • 4 slices Ciabatta bread
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 cup Alessi Chunky Marinara Sauce, divided and warmed


In a skillet sauté onion until soft and translucent. Add pancetta and cook until crispy. Set aside.

Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic puree and brush on one side of bread slices. 

Place bread, butter side down, in the medium skillet and top with 1 slice of provolone, then with a spoonful of pancetta mixture and then a second slice of provolone. Top with a bread slice, butter side up. Flip when cheese has begun to melt and bread is golden brown.

Serve immediately with the marinara sauce as a dip.