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Italian Panini

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  4 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Pillsbury® refrigerated breads make a great start for easy panini!

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French or country Italian loaf
1/4
cup chopped green or ripe olives
4
slices (3/4 oz each) sliced provolone cheese, cut in half
6
oz thinly sliced salami
1/2
cup roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), well drained, cut into small strips

Steps

  • 1 Heat closed contact grill or panini maker 5 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, on cutting board, carefully unroll dough. Cut into 8 rectangles. Place 2 rectangles on grill; close grill. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from grill. Repeat with remaining rectangles.
  • 3 Sprinkle 1 tablespoon olives on each of 4 rectangles. Top each with 1 slice cheese and one-fourth each of the salami and roasted peppers. Place remaining rectangles on top.
  • 4 Place 2 sandwiches on grill; close grill. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill or panini maker 5 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, on cutting board, carefully unroll dough. Cut into 8 rectangles. Place 2 rectangles on grill; close grill. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from grill. Repeat with remaining rectangles.
  • 3 Sprinkle 1 tablespoon olives on each of 4 rectangles. Top each with 1 slice cheese and one-fourth each of the salami and roasted peppers. Place remaining rectangles on top.
  • 4 Place 2 sandwiches on grill; close grill. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Expert Tips

Any olive tapenade, drained, can be substituted for the chopped olives for a great flavor combination.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
1280mg
53%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
17g
17%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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