Pesto, Mozzarella and Tomato Panini

Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy classic grilled tomato and cheese sandwich with an Italian twist - a yummy meal.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

4
ciabatta sandwich rolls
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
cup basil pesto
8
slices mozzarella cheese
1
medium tomato, cut into 8 thin slices
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut each roll in half horizontally; brush outside of each half with oil. Spread pesto on inside of both halves. Layer each sandwich with cheese and tomato. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; grill 4 minutes or until bread is toasty and cheese is melted. Slice sandwiches on diagonal and serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    950mg
    950%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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