Ranch Chicken and Bacon Panini

Precooked bacon and cheese are great additions to chicken in these tasty panini.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated crusty French or country Italian loaf
1/4
cup ranch dressing
3
cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts
4
slices (3/4 oz each) Cheddar cheese
8
slices packaged precooked bacon (from 2.1-oz package), cut in half
  • 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 Spread 1 tablespoon dressing on each of 4 rectangles. Cut chicken breasts crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Layer sliced chicken, cheese and bacon over dressing. Top with remaining rectangles.
  • 4 Place 2 sandwiches on grill; close grill. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. If desired, serve with mayonnaise or mustard.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    1160mg
    1160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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