Served for breakfast, lunch or dinner, these favorite panini recipes (like chicken paninis, ham paninis and chocolate paninis) add a warm, flavorful crunch to any meal.
Out of all the panini recipes I make, this is my favorite. The Cuban sandwich is a twist on the old ham and cheese, usually with ham, Swiss, pickles, condiments and sometimes, as in this hearty version, smoked turkey. —Janet Sanders, Pine Mountain, Georgia
This fast favorite will hit the spot, particularly when you're short on time. Shredded beef, spicy Jack cheese and sauteed onion and green pepper are sandwiched between slices of hearty bread, then lightly grilled in a panini pan. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Looking for a new sandwich idea? This wonderful combination of cheese, artichokes, spinach and tomatoes feels fresh and special. —Jean Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin
With mustard, maple syrup, prosciutto and eggs, this is a yummy twist on the usual bacon-and-egg sandwich. Your family will agree that this is one breakfast worth waking up for!—Erin Renouf Mylroie, Santa Clara, Utah
"When you're in a hurry to get to work, this speedy breakfast recipe does the trick. The recipe makes two crispy, flavorful sandwiches," notes Dorothy McClinton of North Chicago, Illinois.
During the busy holiday season, I like to make this "uptown" take on grilled cheese sandwiches for a quick lunch or dinner. If you don't have fresh sage handy, substitute with 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning. —Candy Summerhill, Alexander, Arkansas
Chicken Florentine Panini, from Lee Bremson of Kansas City, Missouri, brings an Italian flair to this speedy meal. The grilled sandwich combines chicken with provolone cheese, spinach and red onion.
Grilled indoors, this delightful sandwich can be enjoyed any time of year. “The honey-mustard dressing gives the chicken plenty of pizzazz, and the apple and pecans lend a lively crunch,” notes Lisa Huff of Birmingham, Alabama.
“I created this sweet treat for my new husband when I was learning to use the panini maker we‘d received as a wedding gift,“ writes Kayla Wilcoxson from her home in Abilene, Texas. “Sometimes I’ll use different fruits...but it always brings me rave reviews!“