Turkey and Roasted Red Pepper Panini

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins


Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 slices county-style bread, each 1/2 inch thick
  • olive oil, for brushing
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (to taste)
  • 3 slices cooked turkey breast, thin slices
  • 2 tablespoons julienned roasted red peppers
  • 1 slice taleggio or 1 slice monterey jack cheese
  • 14 cup watercress, stemmed
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat an electric panini maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil.
  3. Lay the slices, oiled side down, on a clean work surface.
  4. Spread the top of each slice with mayonnaise.
  5. Place the turkey on one slice and top with the bell pepper, cheese and watercress. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Top with the other bread slice, oiled side up.
  7. Place the sandwich on the preheated panini maker and cook according to the manufacturer’s instructions until the bread is golden and the cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Transfer the sandwich to a cutting board and cut in half.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. Serves 1.
Most Helpful

One word--delicious!

iris5555 October 10, 2010

Made this using my huge amount of Thanksgiving leftover turkey, used provolove cheese and did some amount adjustments, my DH loved this for lunch, thanks for sharing Bev!....Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz October 09, 2007

Mmmmmmmmmmm!! That says it all!! Bev, this was delish! Simple but oh so good!! Made as is! Grilled it on our George Foreman grill. Thanks Bev!!

Redsie June 11, 2007