Simple Turkey Panini with pesto is full of flavors. You can’t go wrong with this mouthwatering panini. It’s easy to make for lunch or dinner!
I hear Boston got a lot of snow yesterday. Now I know the snow can be a huge nuisance, what with driving, traffic, snow plowing and all but you can’t argue that it doesn’t create the image of that prefect wintery wonderland.
Now that I do miss. Yes I’ve got my balcony doors open and can smell the sea breeze coming in, all while gazing out at the ocean on this sunny 80 degree day in Thailand, but a bit of snow would be nice too, you know?
There’s just something about the snow that seems so Christmasy, the holidays just don’t feel quite right without a bit of snow on the ground.
Here in Thailand, without a Christmas tree or any holiday decorations in sight, I could just as easily believe that it’s May and not December.
Wherever you are in the world this December I hope you’re enjoying the weather, even if it is a bit of snow.
Oh and if you’re looking for a quick warming dinner or lunch meal – how about a turkey panini with tomato and cheese panini? D is all about the paninis, he loves them, and I love him, so I make them for him all the time.
It’s pretty much his lunch of choice so I’m always trying to come up with different panini recipe ideas for some variety.
My latest and currently favorite panini creation is this turkey panini with pesto. Turkey cold cuts and pesto go together wonderfully. I literally even make turkey rolls ups without the bread, but for something more hearty, comforting and filling you’ve got to make this turkey panini.
Let me know what you think of this turkey panini in the comments below. It’s one of my favorites so I hope you love it too!
A simple sandwich full of flavors and heated up to make all the flavors blend together and the cheese ooze out. A delicious lunch or quick dinner. Turkey Panini for the win!
- turkey cold cuts
- 4 slices bread lightly toasted (use gluten free bread for gluten free version)
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons basil pesto
- 1 to mato thinly sliced
- thinly sliced gruyere cheese
Spread pesto on 2 slices of bread and mayonnaise on the other two.
On the mayonnaise side layer turkey, tomato and cheese, top with the pesto piece of bread.
Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium heat and add the two sandwiches. With a spatula push down on the sandwiches and cook until lightly browned then flip over (add more butter or oil if necessary) and cook on the other side until lightly browned.