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Panini Caprese Dinner in a Flash


One of the best parts of summer is being able to throw food on the grill for a nice, tasty meal. Even though summer is coming to an end it doesn’t mean the grilling has to.

Grill up a delicious Panini Caprese from Olives N Okra, on a Panini grill or an iron grill press. Enjoy the flavor of a grilled up meal right in the comfort of your home with delicious melted mozzarella cheese and ripe tomato!

Honey Wheat Arnold Sandwich Thins® Rolls, have 12 grams of whole grains, 100 calories and 5 grams of fiber per serving and make a great base for any Panini!

Portobello & Pesto Caprese Sandwich
8 Honey Wheat Arnold® Sandwich Thins® Rolls
2 large vine ripe tomatoes
8 slices of mozzarella cheese
8 large fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper

Recipe Makes Eight Sandwiches

1. Heat a cast iron grill over medium-low heat. Coat with extra virgin olive oil right before grilling the Panini.
2. Open each Arnold® Sandwich Thins® Roll. Layer with one slice of cheese, tomato and fresh basil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on grill; place grill press on top of sandwich. When bottom is lightly toasted, turn sandwich and replace grill press on top. Grill until bread is toasty on both sides and cheese is slightly melted.