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Spicy Italian Grilled Panini

Nothing brings together sandwich ingredients quite like a panini. They’re hot, gooey, and always filling. So for those autumnal evenings when you’re looking for something just slightly more elevated than your basic sandwich, give this spicy grilled panini a try.

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INGREDIENTS

  • Ciabatta roll, sliced in half
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp red pepper pesto
  • 2 slices provolone cheese
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Ham
  • Italian dry salame
  • Roasted red pepper, sliced
  • Fresh basil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place open ciabatta roll onto clean work surface.
  2. Spread the mayonnaise and pesto on the insides of the roll. On the bottom of the roll, top with a layer of ham, salame, one slice of Provolone Cheese, followed by a layer of roasted red bell peppers, basil and top with another slice of Provolone Cheese.
  3. Place the top of the roll on top.
  4. Toast in hot panini sandwich press until golden brown or cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.

RECIPE NOTES

Equipment: Vantage CS panini sandwich grill set at 475ºF