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Monterey Artichoke Panini Recipe

Monterey Artichoke Panini Recipe

Looking for a unique, new sandwich idea? This wonderful combination of cheese, artichokes, spinach and tomatoes will have you smacking your lips. "It's wonderful," attests Jean Ecos of Hartland, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 slices sourdough or multigrain bread
  • 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese (3/4 ounce each)
  • 1/2 cup water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

Directions

  • 1. On two slices of bread, layer a slice of cheese, artichokes, spinach, two slices of tomato and remaining cheese. Top with remaining bread. Spread butter on outsides of sandwiches.
  • 2. Cook on a panini maker or indoor grill until bread is toasted and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 416 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 855 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.