Hearty Ham and Pear Panini

Pear provides a simple addition to this hearty grilled ham sandwich that’s ready in just 20 minutes. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons yellow mustard
1/2
loaf focaccia bread (13 to 15 inches long), cut in half horizontally
8
slices (2 oz each) ham
1
medium pear, peeled, thinly sliced
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes.
  • 2 Spread mustard on bottom half of bread; layer with ham, pear and cheese. Cover with top half of bread. Lightly brush top of bread with oil. Cut sandwich into fourths.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; grill 4 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    2230mg
    2230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    36g
    36%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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