Healthified Turkey-Artichoke Panini

This updated panini is your ticket to a lighter Italian lunch, so go ahead and gobble away guilt free!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1/4
cup marinated artichoke hearts (from 6-oz jar), drained
1/4
cup reduced-fat garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (from 6.5-oz container)
1/2
cup loosely packed washed fresh baby spinach leaves, chopped
4
slices soft whole wheat bread, 1/2 inch thick (1 1/2 oz each)
1/4
cup roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), drained, sliced
4
oz sliced cooked turkey breast or chicken breast
2
tablespoons reduced-fat shredded Italian cheese blend
Cooking spray or olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill or panini maker for 5 minutes.
  • 2 Place artichoke hearts on paper towels; pat dry. Coarsely chop artichoke hearts.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix artichoke hearts, spreadable cheese and spinach. Spread mixture on 2 bread slices. Top with bell peppers, turkey and shredded cheese. Top with remaining bread slices. Spray both sides of sandwiches with cooking spray.
  • 4 When grill is heated*, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    680mg
    680%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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