Ham, Pear and Havarti Cheese Panini

A twist on an old classic – adding a fresh pear slices to this panini takes it from mundane to memorable!


4 slices Ciabatta bread
1 tablespoon honey mustard
6 slices ham (thinly sliced ham)
1 pear, peeled and thinly sliced
2 dashes ground black pepper
4 slices Havarti cheese
1 tablespoon soft butter


Preheat panini grill.

Spread 2 slices of bread with the mustard.

Layer each with 3 slices of ham, half of the pear slices, a dash of pepper, and 2 slices of Havarti cheese. Top with remaining bread.

Lightly spread butter on the outer sides of each sandwich.

Place sandwiches on panini grill. Toast the sandwiches until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown. Cut each sandwich in half to serve.

YIELD: 2 sandwiches

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