Caprese Pesto Panini Sandwich
 
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Serves: 2 sandwiches
Ingredients
  • 2 - 8 oz Ciabatta Bread, sliced in half
  • 2 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded or sliced, reduced fat
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic dressing, fat free
  • **Pesto Dressing**
  • 1 bunch basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ greek yogurt, plain, fat free
  • 1 tbsp. mayonnaise, reduced fat
Instructions
  1. In a mini food processor add garlic, basil leaves, olive oil and Parmesan cheese. Process until broken up.
  2. In a small bowl add yogurt and mayonnaise. Add the basil mixture. Mix until combined. Salt & pepper to taste.
  3. Make the sandwich. Cut Ciabatta bread in half. On the bottom layer, add balsamic dressing, than tomatoes, cheese and on the top piece add the Pesto Dressing, about 2 Tablespoons per sandwich.
  4. Add sandwich to a Panini Maker, grill or skillet. Cook until the cheese is melted.
Notes
Calories per sandwich: 342.6, Fat: 4.6, Cholesterol: 10, Sodium: 884, Potassium: 131, Carbs: 57, Fiber: 2.6, Sugar: 3.5, Protein: 16.2
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 big sandwiches
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/04/15/caprese-and-pesto-panini-sandwich/