Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 8 mins

From Celebrity Sandwich, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lay out the bread and spread the inside of each slice with 1 tablespoon ranch dressing.
  2. Cover each of the four slices of bread with one of the sliced chicken breast halves, 4 tomato slices, 4 bacon slices, and 1 slice of cheese.
  3. Cover with remaining 4 slices of bread.
  4. Brush the top and bottom of each sandwich with olive oil.
  5. Place the panini in a large heavy frying pan; place a slightly smaller heavy pan on top of the panini to weigh them down; cook over medium heat for 4 minutes, turn the panini over, replace the second frying pan and cook for 4 more minutes or until the bread is toasted and the filling is warmed through.
  6. Remove from pan, slice and serve immediately.
  7. **Panini can also be cooked on an indoor-style grill, a stovetop grill, or a panini grill.
  8. **Suggestion—marinate the chicken breasts in Italian dressing for 2 hours in the refrigerator, then grill.


Most Helpful

I actually came up with a similar idea to this on my own today for lunch. I used a regular sandwich bread, toasted one side, topped with ranch dressing, chicken, bacon, tomato, grilled cheese and then some spinach leaves...yummo!

**Mandy** April 30, 2011

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