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Italian Grilled Cheese Panini Bites

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 24 mini sandwiches


  • 2 medium red, yellow or orange tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 25 basil leaves*
  • 1 whole grain French baguette, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread

How to Make It

  1. Evenly arrange tomatoes, cheese and basil on 1/2 of the bread slices, then top with remaining bread slices. Evenly spread top side of sandwiches with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread.

    Grill** sandwiches, turning once, 4 minutes or until golden. Garnish, if desired, with additional basil.

    SUBSTITUTION: Use prepared pesto instead of basil leaves.

    **Sandwiches can also be cooked in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat as above.

    Cost per recipe*: $
    Cost per sandwich*: $
    *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

    Nutrition Information per 2 sandwich serving:Calories 250, Calories From Fat 100, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 11g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 390mg, Total Carbohydrate 27g, Sugars 6g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Protein 11g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 20%, Iron 10%