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Abruzzese Meatball Panini

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Total Time:
40 mins
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Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
4 Servings

This Abruzzese Meatball Panini is more than a sandwich. It’s an experience—chili mayonnaise, our mouthwatering Abruzzese Meatballs, olive sa View More expand_more

This Abruzzese Meatball Panini is more than a sandwich. It’s an experience—chili mayonnaise, our mouthwatering Abruzzese Meatballs, olive salad, and Fontina cheese on toasted Italian panini. The perfect handheld when you’re in the mood for a hearty lunch, cozy dinner, or simply want a taste of la dolce vita!

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Abruzzese Meatball Panini
alarm
Total Time:
40 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
4 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImageAbruzzese Italian Style Meatballs
1 Pack
Carando Abruzzese Meatballs
1 Pack
8 Slices
Italian Panini Loaf
8 Slices
1 Pound
Fontina Cheese, Sliced
1 Pound
1 Cup
Mayonnaise
1 Cup
1
Small Shallot, Minced
1
3/4 Cup
Fresh Basil, Minced
3/4 Cup
1 1/2 Tablespoons
Sambal Paste
1 1/2 Tablespoons
1/4 Cup
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 Cup
1 Cup
Giardiniera
1 Cup
1/4 Cup
Black Olives
1/4 Cup
1/4 Cup
Green Olives
1/4 Cup
Olive Oil Pan Release Spray

Directions


  1. Preheat the panini grill

  2. Cook meatballs according to package instructions. Allow to cool slightly, split each meatball in half, and reserve

  3. Combine the mayonnaise, half of the shallots, half of the basil, Sambal, and reserve

  4. Place the remaining shallots, remaining basil, extra virgin olive oil, giardiniera, and olives in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the S-blade and pulse until combined. Reserve

  5. To assemble: spread chili mayonnaise over 4 slices of bread, top each with 1/4 of the meatball halves, then some of the olive salad, then 2 slices of Fontina cheese, and top with the remaining slices of bread

  6. Spray the top of each sandwich with the pan release, then place that side down on the panini press and spray the top slice with the pan release. Press firmly

  7. Grill until toasted and melty, cut into halves, and serve hot

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Ingredients


1 Pack
Carando Abruzzese Meatballs
1 Pack
8 Slices
Italian Panini Loaf
8 Slices
1 Pound
Fontina Cheese, Sliced
1 Pound
1 Cup
Mayonnaise
1 Cup
1
Small Shallot, Minced
1
3/4 Cup
Fresh Basil, Minced
3/4 Cup
1 1/2 Tablespoons
Sambal Paste
1 1/2 Tablespoons
1/4 Cup
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 Cup
1 Cup
Giardiniera
1 Cup
1/4 Cup
Black Olives
1/4 Cup
1/4 Cup
Green Olives
1/4 Cup
Olive Oil Pan Release Spray

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