Vegetarian Recipe Of The Month
Chickenless Parmigiana Paninis
4 Kaiser rolls or other soft Italian rolls, split, partially hollowed out
2 cups marinara sauce
1 cup baby arugula or baby spinach leaves
2 roasted red peppers, rinsed, dried and split
4 Dr. Praeger’s Chickenless Patties, cooked according to package directions
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
Preheat a panini press.*
Spread 1/4 cup marinara sauce onto bottom half of each roll.
Top with 1/4 cup arugula or spinach, 1/2 of a roasted pepper, one Dr. Praeger’s Chickenless
Patty, and 1/4 cup cheese. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
Spread 1/4 cup marinara sauce on top half of each roll and place on top of sandwiches.
Grill on panini press until cheese is melted and bread has developed grill marks, 5 to 6
minutes. Serve hot
Yield: Serves 4
*The difference between a panini and a regular sandwich is that a panini is grilled with ridges and the ingredients melt or fuse together.
If a panini pan is not an option, there are several other options:
You can make the sandwiches in a stove–top grill pan to get the grill marks. Or use a frying pan. In either case, press down lightly on the sandwich.
is also a good option.