Beef Pesto Panini

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by kzbhansen

Cant remember where I got this recipe, but it's good. Also great summer recipe because it keeps the house cool.

Top Review by Tinkerbell

These were just as awesome as Faith told us they were! I did have to sub a bit. DH came home from the store with DRIED basil, not fresh! So I ended up using what I had, which was cilantro. I know we'll all like it better with the basil pesto but this was still very good. I didn't want to make spaghetti sauce & pesto so we dipped it in horseradish & it was excellent. Thanks for sharing, Karen! Made & enjoyed for the cookathon. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread 1 side of each slice of bread with butter.
  2. Place 4 slices of bread butter side down on 12-inch skillet.
  3. Top bread with beef, pesto and cheese.
  4. Top with remaining bread slice butter side up.
  5. Cook sandwiches on skillet or grill over medium heat 4-5 minutes, turning once, until bread is crisp and cheese has melted.
  6. Serve with spaghetti sauce if desired.

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