Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini

Paninis are Italian grilled sandwiches and they are very versatile, you can make them with absolutely anything (great for cleaning up the fridge). Here is a Desi-style panini recipe.

This weekend I decided to clean out my fridge and use up all the produce that I had, so I can stock up again ;-) I found onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, whole wheat pita bread and a bar of pepper jack cheese. So what can you make all these?? A lot.. but ended up making paninis. Here's my recipe.

Paninis are Italian grilled sandwiches and they are very versatile, you can make them with absolutely anything (great for cleaning up the fridge). Here is a Desi-style panini recipe. This weekend I decided to clean out my fridge and use up all the produce that I had, so I can stock up again ;-) I fo...

Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini

Summary

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  • Coursesandwich
  • Cuisineitalian
  • Yield1 serving 1 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Whole wheat pita bread
2
Red onion - medium, thinly sliced
1
Mushrooms - thinly sliced
5-6
Tomato - small, cut into thin circles
1
Pepper jack cheese - slices
2
Mozzarella cheese - grated (I used Kraft fat-free grated moz.)
3 tbsp
Salt and Pepper
to taste

Steps

  1. Heat 1tbsp olive oil in a pan, add onions and saute till golden and slightly caramelized, takes about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove and keep aside.
  2. In the same pan, add mushrooms and saute till done. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan and keep aside.
  3. Spray, the grill pan with non-stick cooking spray, toast the pita bread on one side. Add the jack cheese, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, moz. cheese and place the second pita on top.
  4. Put some kind of weight (I used a foil covered brick.. bought it for a buck in Home depot) and grill for about 2 minutes each side.
Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini
Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini
Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini

Enjoy!!!

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