Sandwiches, Wraps & Panini

Swiss Panini with Squash

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 5 min  |  Servings: 2  |  Calories: 431
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Swiss Panini with Squash
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
5 min
Servings
2
Calories
431

These panini will bring the taste of summer to your kitchen table with a lovely combination of flavors from grilled squash, melted Sargento® Sliced Baby Swiss Cheese and fresh mint leaves for a surprising and refreshing kick — all between a hearty ciabatta roll.

Ingredients
  • 2 small zucchini or yellow summer squash
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red chile pepper flakes
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 ciabatta rolls*
  • 6 slices Sargento® Sliced Baby Swiss Cheese or Aged Swiss Cheese
Directions
  1. Cut squash diagonally into 1/2-inch thick slices. Toss with oil and chile flakes; season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Arrange in one layer in preheated panini pan. Close press; cook 3 minutes or until squash is seared and tender.
  2. Slice off the tops of the ciabatta rolls; save for another use. The rolls should now be 1-inch thick. Split the rolls horizontally. Turn bottom halves up and top with 2 slices cheese, squash mixture, mint and remaining cheese. Close sandwiches with top halves of ciabatta rolls. Brush lightly with additional olive oil, if desired.
  3. Cook sandwiches in preheated panini maker or on gas grill for 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.

Serving Size 2

Calories 431

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 31.00g 47%
Sat. Fat 12.30g 58%
Mono Unsat. Fat 15.10g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.30g
Cholesterol 52mg 18%
Sodium 252mg 11%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 18g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 16%
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 54RE
Vitamin C 6mg 10%
Calcium 567mg 66%
Iron 9mg 50%