Bell Pepper Panini


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Bell Pepper Panini

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
2medium red bell peppers, halved and seeded
2 tsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
8 slice(s)Asiago garlic bread or 4 (4-by-6-inch) pieces foccacia, split
½ c.light garlic-herb spreadable cheese
4(1/2 oz each) slices reduced-fat provolone cheese
4 oz.thinly sliced prosciutto, optional
12to 16 basil leaves or 12 spinach leaves


  1. Preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F). Rub or brush outside of bell pepper halves with 2 teaspoons oil. Place peppers skin-side-down on grill. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until skins are charred. Remove from grill and place in a large resealable plastic bag or paper bag. Close bag; let stand 5 to 10 minutes to loosen skin.
  2. Meanwhile, spread one side of each bread slice with garlic-herb cheese. Top each of 4 bread slices with provolone and (if desired) 2 slices of prosciutto. Set aside.
  3. Remove and discard skins from bell peppers. Coarsely slice bell peppers; arrange on cheese. Top with basil and remaining bread.
  4. Coat both sides of sandwich with nonstick cooking spray. Place sandwiches on grill. Grill, covered, 2 to 4 minutes per side or until bread is browned and cheese melts.

Nutrition facts


350 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 720mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 49g
  • Protein: 15g

Recipe Source:

Try-Foods International.