Classic Italian Panini with Prosciutto and Fresh Mozzarella

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 428.2
  • Total Fat: 16.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.1 mg
  • Sodium: 787.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 17.0 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Classic Italian Panini with Prosciutto and Fresh Mozzarella calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 4


    1 (12-ounce) loaf French bread, cut in half horizontally
    1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    1 cup (4 ounces) shredded fresh mozzarella cheese, divided
    2 ounces very thin slices prosciutto
    2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
    Cooking spray


4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

1. Hollow out top and bottom halves of bread, leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell; reserve torn bread for another use. Spread 2 tablespoons mayonnaise over cut side of each bread half. Sprinkle basil and 1/2 cup cheese on bottom half of loaf. Top evenly with prosciutto, tomato slices, and remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover with top half of loaf. Cut filled loaf crosswise into 4 equal pieces.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sandwiches to pan. Place a cast-iron or other heavy skillet on top of sandwiches; press gently to flatten sandwiches. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until bread is toasted (leave cast-iron skillet on sandwiches while they cook).

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GINA25.

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