Turkey Melt Panini – Easy Dinner Recipes
November 3, 2021
If you don’t have a panini press, you can use a waffle iron, or even a griddle or grill. Feel free to use a different bread if you prefer. This is an excellent lunch, or serve with a side salad as a full meal for an easy weeknight dinner. For other easy dinner recipes, download the Foogal app on Google Play and the App Store.
Mealtime: Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine type: American
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Active preparation time: 15 minutes
Number of servings: 4
Dish type: Main
- 4 center cut bacon slices
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 8 ounces thinly sliced turkey breast
- 8 (1/8 inch-thick) slices tart apple (such as Granny Smith)
- 4 (1 ounce) slices Colby-Jack cheese
- sliced bread of your choice
Preheat a waffle iron with 4 compartments to HIGH.
Arrange bacon in a frying pan, single layer, and cook on medium high heat until crispy. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and place on paper towels to drain.
Combine mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl. Spread about 1 1/4 teaspoons mayonnaise mixture over each bread slice. Divide bacon, turkey, apple slices, and cheese evenly among 4 bread slices; top with remaining bread slices, spread side down. Lightly coat both sides of sandwiches with cooking spray. Place 1 sandwich at a time in the panini press, or waffle iron and close firmly on sandwiches. Place a heavy skillet on top of press/iron to help flatten sandwiches evenly. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and cheese melts. If using a griddle or grill, cook 2 minutes on each side, using the pan as a weight directly on the sandwich.
- frying pan
- waffle iron
- paper towels
- panini press
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