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Grilled Mushroom, Cheese and Spinach Panini

Panini literally means little breads but in Italy it often refers to a sandwich.

April 8th, 2012

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Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
12 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 Cups chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 2 Cups grated old cheddar cheese
  • 4 oval panini rolls halved
  • 1 Cup baby spinach leaves
  1. In medium frying pan heat oil over medium to high heat; add mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until just until starting to brown. Stir in garlic and basil; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl mix cheese and tomatoes; spread evenly on bottom half of each roll. Arrange the mushrooms, and spinach leaves, evenly on top of cheese. Top with the other half of each roll and press firmly.

  3. Place in preheated sandwich grill* (according to manufacturer's directions) cook about 8 minutes or until lightly browned and cheese has melted. Cut sandwiches in half to serve.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: 484 calories, 22 g protein, 27 g fat, 40 g carbs, 3 g fibre.

Grilled Mushroom, Cheese and Spinach Panini

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