Exquisite Pesto and Mozzarella Panini

Exquisite Pesto and Mozzarella Panini

If you’re looking for a delectable sandwich that combines the rich flavors of pesto and the creamy goodness of mozzarella, you’re in for a treat with our Exquisite Pesto and Mozzarella Panini recipe. This mouthwatering panini is perfect for a quick lunch or a delightful dinner option.


  • 2 ciabatta rolls
  • 1/4 cup of pesto sauce
  • 8 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your panini press or a grill pan.
  2. Cut the ciabatta rolls in half and brush the inside of each roll with olive oil.
  3. Spread a generous amount of pesto sauce on the bottom half of each roll.
  4. Layer slices of mozzarella cheese, tomato, red onion, and fresh basil on top of the pesto.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Place the top half of the ciabatta rolls on the sandwich.
  7. Place the sandwiches on the preheated panini press or grill pan.
  8. Grill for 3-4 minutes, or until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted.
  9. Remove from the grill, let them cool for a minute, and then slice in half.
  10. Serve your Exquisite Pesto and Mozzarella Panini hot and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 panini sandwiches

These Exquisite Pesto and Mozzarella Panini are a delightful blend of flavors and textures. The creamy mozzarella pairs perfectly with the fresh and vibrant pesto, while the tomato and red onion add a hint of freshness. Whether you’re making them for a quick lunch or a casual dinner, these panini will be a hit with your family and friends. Serve them with a side salad or some crispy chips for a satisfying meal.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 450, Fat: 24g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 20g

Indulge in the delightful combination of pesto and mozzarella with our Exquisite Pesto and Mozzarella Panini recipe. Whether you’re a fan of panini or just looking for a new and exciting sandwich option, this recipe is sure to please your taste buds. The creamy, cheesy goodness of mozzarella melds perfectly with the fresh and aromatic pesto, creating a sandwich that’s nothing short of extraordinary. Give it a try, and you won’t be disappointed!

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