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Southwestern Panini

 Southwestern Panini
“I'm a busy wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loves to cook,” writes Janet Miller from her home in Midland, Texas. “This warm hearty sandwich is a convenient way for me to serve a complete meal that tastes great.”
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 8 slices oat bread
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • In a small bowl, mash the avocado with sugar, garlic salt and lemon
  • juice. Spread over four slices of bread; layer with ham and cheese.
  • Top with remaining bread.
  • Spread butter over both sides of sandwiches. Cook on an indoor grill
  • for 2-3 minutes or until bread is browned and cheese is melted.
  • Yield: 4 servings.