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Mediterranean Turkey Panini

Panini are sandwiches that are pressed and toasted. I love making different panini recipes for my fellow teachers and friends. For potlucks, make several and cut them into fourths. The turkey panini sandwiches work well as an appetizer for any occasion. —Martha Muellenberg, Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ciabatta rolls, split
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara or spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 1 container (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 jar (7-1/2 ounces) marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 pound sliced deli turkey

Directions

  • Spread each ciabatta bottom with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce. Top with half the cheese, artichokes, tomato, turkey and remaining cheese. Spread each ciabatta top with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce; place over turkey.
  • Cook on a panini maker or indoor grill until cheese is melted, 4-5 minutes. Place remaining marinara sauce in a small microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave on high until heated through. Serve with sandwiches.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • If you don't have any ciabatta bread on hand, feel free to use sourdough or a baguette.
  • These sandwiches are ideal for brunch and dinner. You can make any kind of panini with ingredients on hand by using a panini press or griddle pan. make sure to use a thicker, heartier bread though.
  • It doesn't get better than these ooey-gooey panini recipes.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 sandwich with 1/3 cup sauce: 701 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 2314mg sodium, 98g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 8g fiber), 40g protein.

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    • Amethyst
      Dec 28, 2020

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    • BCroft
      Jun 1, 2012

      Easy! An absolutely wonderful!