Turkey Pesto Panini

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 2 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2004


  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 2 oz sliced smoked turkey
  • 2 oz sliced smoked chicken
  • 4 slices tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup shredded light provolone cheese


Cut 2 oval panini buns horizontally in half. Spread or brush cut sides with pesto. Layer turkey and tomato on bottom halves; sprinkle with cheese. Sandwich with top half, spread side down.

Heat indoor or outdoor grill, grill pan or skillet over medium-low heat. Grill panini, pressing occasionally with spatula and rotating one-quarter turn halfway through to create cross-hatched grill marks, until bottom is crusty, about 4 minutes. Turn and cook, pressing and rotating halfway through, until crusty and cheese is melted, about 4 minutes.

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Turkey Pesto Panini