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How to Grill Panini

Turn dough into sandwich bread in less than 5 minutes.

Step 1 

Carefully unroll the container of Pillsbury® refrigerated Crusty French Loaf or Country Italian Bread dough on your work surface, with the short side towards you.

cutting dough into rectangles

Step 2

With a sharp knife, cut the dough crosswise into four pieces. Then, cut each piece in half to form two rectangles.
panini dough on panini griddle

Step 3 

Place two rectangles of dough on a heated panini maker, making sure they’re not crowded.

grilling dough on panini griddle

Step 4 

Close the lid and cook the dough 1 to 2 minutes or until it’s lightly browned on both sides.

Italian Panini

Step 5 

Fill the grilled bread according to the recipe directions and place it in the panini maker, closing the lid. (You can cook two sandwiches at a time.) Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Check out our six tasty recipes for these easy-to-make sandwiches. 

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