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Grilled Chickpea Salad Sandwich

When my mother comes to visit, she enjoys a good old-fashioned chicken salad sandwich. As a vegetarian, I make chickpea salad sandwiches all the time and finally had the guts to make one for her. After some hesitation, she tasted it and was instantly hooked! —Dannika Stevenson, Akron, Ohio

Pressure-Cooker Tandoori Chicken Panini

2 reviews

The tandoori-style spices in this chicken give it a bold flavor that’s so hard to resist. It tastes incredible tucked...


Fig, Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Panini

1 review

A taste of this sandwich whisks you to the Italian countryside. It combines sweet honey, dried figs, tangy goat cheese,...


Grilled Eggplant Panini with Basil Aioli

I love being able to use the bounty of fresh vegetables and herbs from my garden for summer meals. This...


Chicken Florentine Panini

3 reviews

Chicken Florentine Panini, from Lee Bremson of Kansas City, Missouri, brings an Italian flair to this speedy meal. The grilled...

Dilly Turkey Melt

6 reviews

This is a hearty grilled sandwich with a distinctive and delicious combination of ingredients. The pickle slices add a bit...


Reuben Pudgy Pie

1 review

Our favorite pudgy pie is the Reuben: corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese! We always use buttered bread. —Taste of...

Garden Chicken Panini

1 review

Giardiniera, a pickled vegetable mixture, is available in mild and hot varieties and can be found in the Italian or...


Mediterranean Turkey Panini

3 reviews

Panini are sandwiches that are pressed and toasted. I love making different panini recipes for my fellow teachers and friends....


Tandoori Chicken Panini

1 review

The tandoori-style spices in this chicken give it a bold flavor that’s so hard to resist. It tastes incredible tucked...


Grilled Eggplant Pepper Sandwiches

8 reviews

I love eggplant! These savory, filling sandwiches give the vegetable new meaning. One bite, and you're hooked. Even my grandchildren...

Prosciutto Egg Panini

6 reviews

With mustard, maple syrup, prosciutto and eggs, this is a yummy twist on the usual bacon-and-egg sandwich. Your family will...


Bistro Apple Panini

4 reviews

My family loves panini press recipes. The bacon, apple and tarragon in this recipe go together so well. If you...


Ultimate Panini for Two

Here's a great option for a hearty lunch or dinner. “Sometimes I crave caramelized onions. I wanted to pair them...


Curried Chicken Paninis

2 reviews

Serve leftover chutney with chicken or pork tenderloin or with fat-free cream cheese as a fast cracker spread. Michaela Rosenthal...


Omelet Panini

1 review

"When you're in a hurry to get to work, this speedy breakfast recipe does the trick. The recipe makes two...

Prosciutto Provolone Panini

4 reviews

During the busy holiday season, I like to make this "uptown" take on grilled cheese sandwiches for a quick lunch...


Turkey, Bacon & Feta Paninis

No more boring turkey sandwiches! These flavorful paninis are the perfect way to use up leftover cranberry sauce and turkey....


Rotisserie Chicken Panini

8 reviews

This ooey-gooey, melty delight is packed with bacon, chicken, cheese and just enough lemon to tickle your taste buds. Other...


Bistro Breakfast Panini

15 reviews

I tried an omelet that contained brie, bacon and apples and thought it would be tasty as a breakfast panini—so...


Apple-Beef Panini

2 reviews

The horseradish sauce adds interest to this beef sandwich, and the apple adds a great crunch. I don't have a...


Southwestern Beef Panini

1 review

This fast favorite will hit the spot, particularly when you're short on time. Shredded beef, spicy Jack cheese and sauteed...


Pork Tenderloin Panini with Fig Port Jam

“I serve these rather sophisticated, yet simple sandwiches for dinner or cut them into smaller servings for appetizers. They’re great...


Monterey Artichoke Panini

5 reviews

Looking for a new sandwich idea? This wonderful combination of cheese, artichokes, spinach and tomatoes feels fresh and special. —Jean...

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Southwestern Panini

3 reviews

“I'm a busy wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loves to cook,” writes Janet Miller from her home in Midland,...


Pork Panini & Spiced Fries

5 reviews

The spread on this sandwich is a unique blend that goes perfectly with pork. It's easy enough for a weeknight,...


Chicken Salad Panini

5 reviews

Grilled indoors, this delightful sandwich can be enjoyed any time of year. “The honey-mustard dressing gives the chicken plenty of...


Double-Cheese Beef Panini

2 reviews

Nothing beats a piping hot panini when it comes to a speedy, satisfying lunch or supper. Blue cheese and horseradish...


Curried Chicken Paninis for Two

You'll love this easy panini perfect for two. Chutney gives it a unique twist. Michaela Rosenthal - Woodland Hills, California


Cuban Panini

3 reviews

Out of all the panini recipes I make, this is my favorite. The Cuban sandwich is a twist on the...