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Turkey and Cheese Panini Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey and Cheese Panini recipe? Learn how to make Turkey and Cheese Panini using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hwetterlund

Makes 4 servings



In Italian, "panini" means small bread and refers to a pressed sandwich. Using a grill skillet gives the sandwich appetizing grill marks, but the recipe works just as well in a regular nonstick skillet. If you don't have provolone cheese, you can use mozzarella.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey and Cheese Panini

2 tbsp fat-free mayonnaise
4 tsp pesto
8 slices whole wheat bread
8 ounces turkey breast
2 ounces mozzarella cheese
8 slices tomato

Recipe Directions for Turkey and Cheese Panini

  1. Preparation

  2. Combine mayonnaise and pesto, stirring well. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture on each of 4 bread slices; top each slice with 2 ounces turkey, 1/2 ounce cheese, and 2 tomato slices. Top with remaining bread slices.

  3. Preheat grill pan or large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add sandwiches to pan; top with another heavy skillet. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 169.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
299
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
16%
Trans Fat
0.4g
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Sodium
1013mg
42%
Potassium
395mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
29.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
21.5g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 18% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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