Paula Deen Special Panini

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Paula Deen Special Panini Paula Deen Special Panini


Lots of different, strong and appealing flavors blend together in this very robust sandwich.

Servings: 4 sandwiches
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Difficulty: Easy

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4 to 6   torn basil leaves
1   jar diced sun-dried peppers (not tomatoes)
1/2   head sliced radicchio
4   thin slices prosciutto Di Parma (recommended: Arthur Ave Italian Deli)
4   thick slices mozzarella (recommended: Arthur Ave Italian Deli Fresh Homemade)
8   thin slices hot sopressata (recommended: Calabrese)
1/2   head shredded romaine lettuce
4 tablespoon white truffle butter
1   ciabatta loaf
Drizzle unfiltered Sicilian extra-virgin olive oil
Drizzle homemade reduced balsamic vinegar or store bought
Salt
pepper
Panini grill

Directions

Heat panini grill.

Slice ciabatta bread in half. Over a preheated hot grill or under broiler, using tongs, grill bread until grill marks appear about 2 to 4 minutes. Using a rubber spatula spread 4 tablespoons of white truffle butter on bread. Layer lettuce, sopressata, mozzarella, prosciutto, radicchio, sun-dried peppers, and basil leaves. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar and add salt and pepper, to taste. Cover sandwich with top piece of bread and cut into 4 equal pieces. Place sandwich on panini press until bread is toasted and cheese is melted about 5 minutes. Remove from grill and serve.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

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Reader Comments:

54321

no need to have a panini press, just buy a brick,boil it to clean it, then cover with foil, place on griddle to warm up as your preparing the sandwhichs, just use a pot holder to lift, it will get HOT

By terri mccormack on July 05, 2013

32121

Oh boy this sounds so delicious! However, most of the ingredients are not something that I could even find at my local grocery store. Too specialized, too unusual, too hard to find for me. I don't live anywhere near the places you'd have to shop, therefore its waaaaay too impractical. Thanks though, wish I could make it but, no.

By Anonymous on November 01, 2009

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