Rejuvenated Rustic Turkey – Artichoke Panini

Recipe by Debber
READY IN: 25mins




  • Lightly toast pine nuts in cast-iron frying pan or oven; pour nuts into small bowl; set aside to cool.
  • Melt butter in empty pan, sauté shallots, stirring lightly; set aside.
  • Coarsely chop artichokes, then add to shallots in warm pan; set aside.
  • Cut focaccia bread into four equal sandwich portions, then slice horizontally; spread each slice with one tablespoon of mayonnaise.
  • Layer spinach and tomato slices equally on four of the bread slices.
  • Add the grated cheese and toasted pine-nuts to the artichokes-shallot mixture in the pan; quickly divide into four portions and spoon over the spinach and tomatoes.
  • Add one fourth of the turkey breast meat to each of the sandwiches, lightly add salt & pepper and cayenne pepper flakes to taste; put the lid on the sandwich and press lightly.
  • Place sandwiches into panini-maker and heat per manufacturer’s suggestions….OR….place sandwiches into large buttered medium-hot frying pan, place another heavy frying pan on top; then press down firmly to heat sandwich like this for 1-2 minutes.