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Beef-Pesto Panini

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Now you can make this take-out favorite at home in just minutes. Deli roast beef, basil pesto and mozzarella cheese provide the tasty filling in this grilled sandwich.
Ingredients
  Italian bread slices 8 (1/2 inch thick)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Sliced cooked deli roast beef 1⁄2 Pound (sliced thinly)
  Basil pesto 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mozzarella cheese 4 Ounce (4 slices)
  Pasta sauce 1 Tablespoon, warmed (if desired)
Directions

1. Spread 1 side of each bread slice with butter. Place 4 bread slices, butter sides down, in 12-inch skillet or on grill pan. Top with beef, pesto and cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, butter sides up.
2. Cook over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until bread is crisp and cheese is melted. Serve with pasta sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Stewed
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Ingredient: 
Beef, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 367 Calories from Fat 136

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.2 mg29.1%

Sodium 450.1 mg18.8%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.5%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 29 g57.8%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 15.1% Iron 6.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Beef-Pesto Panini Recipe