Grilled Italian Panini

Stuffed with salami, tapenade and roasted peppers, this loaf makes a special lunch, ready in half an hour.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
round loaf (1 pound) unsliced French or Italian bread
4
ounces thinly sliced salami
1
jar (7 ounces) roasted red bell peppers, well drained
1/2
cup olive tapenade
4
ounces sliced provolone cheese
Olive oil, if desired
  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cut a circle 1/2 inch from edge of bread, cutting 2 inches down into loaf but not all the way through. Remove center of bread loaf and set aside. Arrange salami inside bread loaf; top with peppers, tapenade and cheese. Place center of bread loaf over filling to fit tightly. Wrap tightly in aluminum foil.
  • 2 Cover and grill loaf 4 to 6 inches from low heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until cheese is melted.
  • 3 Brush olive oil over top of loaf. Cut loaf into 4 wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    485
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1390mg
    1390%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    24%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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