Dienstag, 26. April 2011

Mozzarella, Ham, and Basil Panini

Mozzarella, Ham, and Basil Panini Recipeenlarge
  • YIELD: 6 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)
  • COURSE: Sandwiches
  • (16-ounce) loaf ciabatta, cut in half horizontally
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/3 cups (8 ounces) thinly sliced fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 12 basil leaves
  • 8 ounces sliced 33%-less-sodium cooked deli ham (such as Boar's Head)
  • sweetened hot cherry peppers, sliced
  • large plum tomato, thinly sliced
  • Cooking spray
  • 1. Brush cut side of the bottom bread half with mustard; brush cut side of top half with vinegar. Top bottom half with mozzarella, basil, ham, peppers, and tomato. Top with remaining bread half.
  • 2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sandwich to pan; top with another heavy skillet. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Cut sandwich into 6 wedges


  1. I don't speak Italian, but isn't panini a plural word? Making a single sandwich, you should call it a panino.

    Either way, cool recipe!

  2. Damn... Know what to eat tomorrow, thanks :D