Oh MANZO do I LOVE a good panini Have you ever had one? Made one of your own? Panini makers are affordable and terrific for one person or for a party. Everyone can make it just they way they like a sandwich and hot too!
You’ve got to try my version with caramelized onions, roasted bella mushrooms, many choices or condiments are great. To take it over the top and equal to one of those expense hooty-fluuty restaurants, serve with my Jalapeno & Bell Pepper Jelly AND easy homemade Basil Mayo. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!
Panini with Jalapeno and Bell Pepper Jelly and Homemade Basil Mayo
Ingredients can include:
Recipe for the Jalapeno and Bell Pepper Jelly HERE
Basil Mayo – recipe follows
Roasted Porta Bella Mushrooms – recipe follows
Caramelized onions, click HERE for recipe
Roasted Red Bell Peppers, click HERE for recipe to make your own
Ciabotta Rolls, smaller or regular size
Deli sliced meats
Deli sliced cheeses
Drained artichoke hearts, sliced
Pickled Pepper Rings
Fresh Spinach leaves
Thinly sliced red onion
Directions for assembly:
On one side of the roll spread a generous layer of the basil mayo. Top with your choice of meat(s), cheese(s) and condiments.
Cook, arranging the sandwich(s) so the lid sits evenly to uniformly heat your panini.
Recipe for Carrie’s Basil Mayo
1/2 cup mayonnaise, real mayo not Miracle Whip
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/8 tsp. Montreal Steak seasoning
1 tsp. lemon juice
Combine and allow to sit in the refrigerator for 1 hour before using for best flavor.
How to Roast Mushrooms:
Use Porta Bella mushrooms for great flavor.
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Cover a jelly roll pan with tin foil.
Coat the foil with a thin layer of olive oil.
Clean the mushrooms. Slice the mushrooms about 1/3″ thick and place on the oil coated pan. Turn over so that both sides of the mushroom are coated.Cook for 10 minutes, turn mushroom slices over to evenly cook and brown both sides.Continue to cook for another r5-10 minutes; until the mushrooms are golden browned on both sides.
Carrie’s recipes, Copyright Carrie Groneman, 2014
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