Turkey and Spinach Panini Recipe

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


Submitted by karenod

Makes 11 servings



This turkey and spinach panini is an excellent go-to dish for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner. Packed with flavor,this dish is perfect for satisfying both your appetite and health consciousness.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey and Spinach Panini

3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
2.26 lbs Turkey Breast, skinless, boneless
1 3/5 oz baby bella mushrooms
4 oz onion
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
8 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
6 3/5 oz fresh baby spinach
1/8 tsp salt, divided
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
6 oz shredded fresh mozzarella cheese
3 serving Sundried Tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Turkey and Spinach Panini

  1. Combine 6 tsp olive oil, rosemary, and turkey in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 4 tsp oil to pan. Add sun-dried tomato, mushrooms, onions and garlic; sauté 1 minute or until garlic begins to brown. Add spinach; cook 1 minute or until spinach barely wilts. Stir in 1/8 tsp salt; set aside.

  3. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; coat with oil. Sprinkle turkey with remaining 1/4 tsp salt and black pepper. Cook turkey 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove turkey from pan; keep pan on medium-high heat.

  4. Top each of 4 bread slices with 1 tbsp cheese, 1 turkey cutlet, one quarter of spinach mixture, 1 additional tbsp cheese, and remaining 4 bread slices.

  5. Recoat grill pan with oil . Arrange 2 sandwiches in pan. Place a cast-iron or heavy skillet on top of sandwiches; press gently to flatten. Cook 4 minutes on each side (leave skillet on sandwiches while they cook). Repeat procedure with remaining 2 sandwiches. Cut each sandwich in half; serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 150.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
1158mg
48%
Potassium
555mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
9.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
21.3g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 15% Iron 14%
* 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 phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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