Fontina Panini with Spinach

Hot off the grill in 15 minutes, these Italian sandwiches require just six ingredients and make a great lunch or supper.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

8
slices crusty Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
2
tablespoons honey mustard
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
cup loosely packed fresh spinach leaves
1/2
cup roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar), drained, cut into strips
4
oz fontina cheese, cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill or panini maker for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, spread 1 side of each bread slice with honey mustard; sprinkle onions over 4 slices of bread. Layer with spinach, roasted peppers, cheese and remaining bread slices.
  • 2 Place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted. Cut each sandwich in half to serve.

Expert Tips

For great flavor and crunch, add a few chopped pecans with the green onions.

Substitute Gouda cheese if fontina is not available.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
570mg
570%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.