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Feb 12, 2014 09:04 AM

Your favourite pannini combinations please......

So we bought ourselves a LeCreuest pannini grill pan and are loving it.

Naturally our first one had to be a classic ham and cheese which was divine. I have a few other ideas to try out but I just wondered what combinations you enjoy?

Looking to you guys for inspiration....

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  1. Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil and all-natural sun-dried tomato

    Swiss cheese, roasted egg plant, roasted peppers and sun dried tomato

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    1. re: pumpkinspice

      Guys, these are fantastic!!! Thank you

      Hillj love your turkey dinner idea. Our Starbucks does this during the festive season and its addicting.

      I must admit, I too, am not too fussy on warm meats but I may have to reconsider to try some of these.

      1. re: millygirl

        It was surprisingly good and I'm not a big fan of all warmed meats either but this one just works!

    2. “Grinder”
      Salami, Ham, Pepperoni, Cheddar Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Tomatoes (slices cut in half), Sliced Green Pepper, Sliced Dill Pickles, sliced Onions (preferably sweet white)
      drizzle with Olive Oil
      sprinkle with Salt & Pepper

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      1. re: AngelaID

        I love Garbage Grinder sandwiches. However I don't do them on a panini grill (in fact, we had them last night) - here is the link to the recipe I posted a couple of years ago

        I bake mine and then put on the veggies.

        As to other types of sandwiches for a panini grill, we love Cubans - ham, pork, good yellow mustard, pickles and swiss cheese. A great way to use up leftover pork tenderloin. Excellent.

      2. My favorite PANINO (panino is singular, panini is plural, 2 or more) is one made with various cured sliced salumi (sausages) like Genoa salami, pepperoni (an American salami not known in Italy), spicy capocollo, provolone or mozzarella, and roasted sweet red bell peppers that were coated with extra virgin olive oil on rye bread.

        Yeah, I know rye bread is not Italian, but we have a mixed culture household, and my favorite bread is rye.

        Vivi, ama, ridi e specialmente mangia bene!


          Check out this pannini loving blogger very good recipes and lots of inspiration!

          1. Sauteed spinach, provolone and prosciutto

            Arugula and parmesan/asiago

            Avocado, basil, bacon and tomato

            Italian sausage and grilled/sauteed rapini

            Stilton/cambozola/gorgonzola dolcelatte and sliced pear/apple