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Roasted Red Pepper Panini

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Prep Time: 10 Mins Cooking Time: 8 Mins Portions: 2


  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 slices panini bread
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup sliced roasted red peppers in water
  • 4 ounces sliced mozzarella


  1. Process basil, Country Crock Spread and garlic in food processor or blender until almost smooth.
  2. Spread 2 slices bread with basil butter. Top with spinach, roasted pepper, mozzarella and remaining bread slices.
  3. To cook in panini press: Preheat the press. Add sandwich and cook according to the manufacturer’s instructions until golden and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining sandwich.
  4. To cook in skillet: Melt 1 tablespoon Country Crock Spread over medium heat in skillet and add sandwiches to skillet. Place a heatproof plate on top of sandwiches and weight down with heavy heat proof object. Cook sandwiches 3 to 4 minutes or until golden. Turn sandwiches over and weight down with plate. Cook 3 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted.
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