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Southwestern Panini

“I'm a busy wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loves to cook,” writes Janet Miller from her home in Midland, Texas. “This warm hearty sandwich is a convenient way for me to serve a complete meal that tastes great.”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 8 slices oat bread
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • In a small bowl, mash the avocado with sugar, garlic salt and lemon juice. Spread over four slices of bread; layer with ham and cheese. Top with remaining bread.
  • Spread butter over both sides of sandwiches. Cook on an indoor grill for 2-3 minutes or until bread is browned and cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 427 calories, 27g fat (11g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 1413mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 21g protein.

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  • mehalv
    Feb 6, 2011

    These were just okay. I wasn't a huge fan of warm avocado, but the flavors were alright.

  • laurij99
    May 30, 2010

    This was good. Fairly quick and easy. I made it on a Foreman grill.

  • 1993Mrssmitty
    Jan 26, 2010

    Tried this recipe tonite. Yumm-O ! I am now printing a copy of this for my receipe box.Thanks for sharing. D.Smith, Rockland, ME