Healthified Turkey-Artichoke Panini

Healthified Turkey-Artichoke Panini

50% more fiber • 62% less fat • 71% less sat fat than the original recipe—see the comparison. Gobble away, guilt-free. This healthified panini is ready to lighten your lunch. From Live Better America.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

2

sandwiches

1/4
cup marinated artichoke hearts (from 6-oz jar), drained
1/4
cup reduced-fat garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (from 6.5-oz container)
1/2
cup loosely packed washed fresh baby spinach leaves, chopped
4
slices soft whole wheat bread, 1/2 inch thick (1 1/2 oz each)
1/4
cup roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), drained, sliced
4
oz sliced cooked turkey breast or chicken breast
2
tablespoons reduced-fat shredded Italian cheese blend
Regular or olive oil cooking spray
  1. Heat closed contact grill or panini maker for 5 minutes.
  2. Place artichoke hearts on paper towels; pat dry. Coarsely chop artichoke hearts.
  3. In small bowl, mix artichoke hearts, spreadable cheese and spinach. Spread mixture on 2 bread slices. Top with bell peppers, turkey and shredded cheese. Top with remaining bread slices. Spray both sides of sandwiches with cooking spray.
  4. When grill is heated,* place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted.
Makes 2 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*To cook in skillet, heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sprayed sandwiches; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until toasted and cheese is melted.
What is "Healthified"?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.
Substitution
No cooking spray? You can lightly brush the outsides of each sandwich with a little olive oil before cooking.
Did You Know?
In Italian, the word "panini" just means "small bread" referring to a sandwich or roll. We use it to describe any delicious sandwich filled with veggies, cheese and sometimes meat that is grilled or cooked in a contact-type sandwich maker.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 680mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.