Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini

Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini

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Panini is a grilled sandwich made from breads like baguette, ciabatta and michetta. The bread is cut horizontally and filled with different types of veggies and cheeses, grilled and served warm.

The Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini is a mouth-watering variant with the appetizing taste of molten mozzarella and the aroma of fresh basil. Add to this the tanginess of tomatoes and you get a snack that you just cannot resist.

In fact, you can’t even stop with one! Panini is not usually made with our common sliced bread, so we have made it with hot dog rolls here as you might find other breads difficult to find.

If you have a gourmet store nearby and can get special Panini bread, use that instead.

If you love the interplay of tomato and basil in this recipe, try other dishes with this combo, such as Tomato and Basil Bruschetta and Tomato , Basil and Feta Cheese Sandwich .

Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini recipe - How to make Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 paninis
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  1. Slit a hot dog roll horizontally using a sharp knife. Place the hot dog roll on a clean dry surface and apply ½ tsp of olive oil evenly on both the sides of the roll.
  2. Arrange 2 cheese slices, 3 tomato slices, ½ tsp of mixed herbs, 2 basil leaves, salt and freshly ground black pepper evenly over the lower halve of the roll.
  3. Close the hot dog roll and spread 1 tsp of butter evenly on top it and grill in a greased pre-heated sandwich griller for 5 minutes till they turn crispy and brown from both the sides.
  4. Brush the panini with ½ tsp of butter.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 1 more panini.
  6. Cut each panini diagonally into 2 equal pieces.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per panini
Energy351 cal
Protein10.4 g
Carbohydrates34.1 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat19.1 g
Cholesterol11 mg
Vitamin A393.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31.1 mg
Vitamin C6.2 mg
Folic Acid7.1 mcg
Calcium150.2 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium367.9 mg
Potassium93.3 mg
Zinc0 mg
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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini
 on 03 Apr 17 03:15 PM

The most basic and the most easiest panini recipe is this one, the ingredients needed here are also very few. Enjoyed it with a bowl of chips.
Tomato Basil Mozzarella Panini
 on 27 Mar 17 04:49 PM

This panini looked awesome and tempted me to try it out, i couldn''t believe it was so scrumptious and mouth-watering, my friends kept complimenting till the end....