Gobble away guilt-free on these super-easy turkey-artichoke paninis, with 62% less fat than the original recipe.
cup marinated artichoke hearts (from 6-oz jar), drained
cup reduced-fat garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (from 6.5-oz container)
cup loosely packed washed fresh baby spinach leaves, chopped
slices soft whole wheat bread, 1/2 inch thick (1 1/2 oz each)
cup roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), drained, sliced
oz sliced cooked turkey breast or chicken breast
tablespoons reduced-fat shredded Italian cheese blend
Regular or olive oil cooking spray
Heat closed contact grill or panini maker for 5 minutes.
Place artichoke hearts on paper towels; pat dry. Coarsely chop artichoke hearts.
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.
When grill is heated,* place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted.
*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.
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.
No cooking spray? You can lightly brush the outsides of each sandwich with a little olive oil before cooking.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 4 1/2g,
- 4 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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.