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Pesto Tomato Arugula Panini

Megan O

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Homemade Pesto
  • 2 slices high-fiber, whole wheat bread
  • 1-ounce slice Havarti cheese
  • ¾ cup arugula
  • 1 Roma tomato, sliced
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Homemade Pesto

  • 3 cups basil, loosely packed
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Directions

  1. For the Pesto, blend basil, pine nuts, garlic, cheese, and salt. Slowly pour in olive oil while blending until everything is well incorporated and smooth.
  2. On one slice of bread, spread homemade pesto.
  3. Top with cheese, arugula, and tomatoes.
  4. Sprinkle tomatoes with salt, pepper, and balsamic vinegar.
  5. Top with the other slice of bread and place on a heated panini grill.
  6. Heat until cheese melts.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 430 (220 from fat)
Total fat 24g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 920mg
Carbohydrate 37g (5g dietary fiber, 7g sugar)
Protein 17g

 

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