Turkey Panini with Watercress and Citrus Aioli

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<p>Turkey Panini with Watercress and Citrus Aioli</p>
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

Take your average turkey sandwich to the next level with a citrusy spread and a few minutes on the panini press.

4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


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2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon grated lime rind
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
8 (1-ounce) slices white bread
1/2 pound deli-sliced smoked turkey (such as Boar's Head)
2 cups trimmed watercress
4 (1/2-ounce) slices provolone cheese
Cooking spray


1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.

2. Combine first 6 ingredients; spread evenly over 4 bread slices. Top evenly with turkey, watercress, cheese, and remaining 4 bread slices.

3. Coat grill pan with cooking spray. Arrange 2 sandwiches in pan. Place a cast-iron or heavy skillet on top of sandwiches; press gently to flatten. Cook 2 minutes on each side (leave cast-iron skillet on sandwiches while they cook). Repeat procedure with remaining 2 sandwiches.

Created date

April 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 304
Fat 11.8 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 3.6 g
Protein 21.3 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 810 mg
Calcium 210 mg