Skip to main content

Grilled Cheese

Chicken and Cheddar Panini with Cranberry Apple Slaw

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories:
Chicken Cheddar Panini with Cranberry Apple Slaw MainWebsite Hero
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min

<p>The fresh cranberry apple slaw is the perfect cool, crunchy companion to the chicken and melted Sargento®&nbsp;Mild Cheddar cheese in this mouthwatering panini. Pick up a rotisserie chicken for this easy-to-make recipe.</p>

  • 1 Tbsp. salad dressing
  • 1 Tbsp. deli mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 cup fresh apple, julienned (any combination of Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Honey Crisp)
  • 1 cup green or red cabbage, shredded
  • ¼ cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. smoked almonds, chopped
  • 2 cups deli rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 8 slices Sargento® Ultra Thin® Mild Cheddar Cheese Slices
  • 4 slices rustic honey whole wheat bread
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  1. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and next 3 ingredients. Set aside.
  2. In a medium size bowl, gently toss apple, cabbage and cranberries. Stir in dressing just until coated. Add chopped almonds and set aside.
  3. To assemble: Place 4 slices of bread on a clean, flat surface. Top each slice with one slice of cheese. Add chicken, prepared slaw and remaining cheese slices. Top with bread. Brush both sides of sandwich with melted butter.
  4. Grill sandwiches one at a time in a hot panini machine for 5 minutes or until bread is golden brown. Enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19 grams
Saturated Fat 9 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 5 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 grams
Cholesterol 60 milligrams
Sodium 1370 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 28 grams
Dietary Fiber 4 grams
Total Sugars 14 grams
Protein 30 grams
Vitamin A 58RE
Vitamin C 31mg 50%
Calcium 225mg 20%
Iron 1mg 6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.