nutritional information

Per Sandwich:

  • Calories: 296
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Total Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • Cholesterol: 24 mg
  • Sodium: 479 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 3 g

English Muffin Panini with Goat Cheese and Tomato

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

Humboldt Fog and Bûcheron de chèvre cheese are round goat cheeses with the same diameter as an English muffin.
  • 4 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 3 Tbs. prepared pesto
  • 4 oz. Humboldt Fog goat cheese or Bûcheron de chèvre, sliced into 4 rounds
  • 4 large tomato slices
  • 8 leaves radicchio

1. Spread toasted side of each English muffin half with pesto. Spread cheese or lay cheese round over 4 English muffin halves; top with tomato slices, radicchio, and remaining English muffin halves.

2. Place sandwiches in skillet or grill pan, and weight with sandwich press or a smaller-diameter saucepan weighted with 1 or 2 cans. Cook 2 minutes, remove weight, flip panini, replace weight, and cook 2 minutes more. (Or cook 4 minutes in panini maker.)

July/August 2011 p.38

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comments

Delicious! You don't need much goat cheese though, I found myself scraping some off. I used whole wheat English muffins, tomatoes from my garden and also put some fresh basil on (also from the garden). I actually feel like you could omit the cheese and this would be a great sandwich.

M. - 2011-09-01 09:24:25