Italian Panini Burger

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 45mins




  • Form the Italian sausage into 4 rectangular patties.
  • Over medium heat pan fry the patties, brown one side flip, cover with lid and continue cooking until done (apprx 5 min per side), set aside keep warm or
  • if your pan is large enough when you flip the patties add the onions & garlic, then the peppers and finish cooking all at once - otherwise follow along as suggested.
  • Remove any excess grease from the pan.
  • Meanwhile combine Onions and garlic.
  • Add onions & garlic to pan and cook until they are well browned. Apprx 8 minutes
  • Add peppers, tomatoes, basil & pine nuts cook 4 minutes.
  • Lightly Paint one side of the Panini bread with oilive oil.
  • Place a burger & 1/4 on the pepper mixture on 1/2 of the uncoated side of the panini, sprinkle with 1/4 of the parmesan, fold in half.
  • Grill in a fry pan (apprx 3 minutes per side or until as crisp and golden as you like it) Brown one side then the other .
  • An alternative method is to lay the panini flat, brown it & then add the patty & peppers etc.
  • Or use your grill and brown both sides at once with the filling already inside.
  • Serve with a nice green salad.