Hearty Ham and Pear Panini

Hearty Ham and Pear Panini

Pear provides a simple addition to this hearty grilled ham sandwich - a wonderful dinner ready in just 20 minutes. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

sandwiches

2
tablespoons yellow mustard
1/2
loaf focaccia bread (13 to 15 inches long), cut in half horizontally
8
slices (2 oz each) ham
1
medium pear, peeled, thinly sliced
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  1. Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes.
  2. Spread mustard on bottom half of bread; layer with ham, pear and cheese. Cover with top half of bread. Lightly brush top of bread with oil. Cut sandwich into fourths.
  3. When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; grill 4 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.
Makes 4 sandwiches

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 540
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 2230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 36g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.