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Monday, November 23, 2015

Panini with Parmesan and Balsamic Vinegar






Course Main Dishes
Prep. Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 13 - 15 mins
Yields 4 panini

4 small panini buns*
3 tbsp (45 ml) olive oil
1 tbsp (15 ml) dried Italian herbs
1/2 red pepper, cut into julienne strips
1/2 green pepper, cut into julienne strips
8 thin slices of roast pork**
8 slivers of Canadian Parmesan cheese***
1 tbsp (15 ml) balsamic vinegar
Salt
Pepper, to taste
1 tbsp (15 ml) chopped chives


Instructions
 
Cut panini in two lengthwise, brush with olive oil and sprinkle with herbs. Brush peppers with oil and grill peppers in oven for 5 to 6 minutes.

Place roast pork slices on panini, then add peppers and Canadian Parmesan* cheese. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar, season with salt and pepper, place on a baking sheet and cook in 275 °F (140 °C) oven for 5 to 7 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped chives.


Tips
 
*You may substitute Italian style hard rolls.

**Look for the Three-Hour Braised Pork Roast recipe in our recipe collection.

***This dish can also be prepared with a few slices of Canadian Mozzarella cheese, in which case panini should be grilled for 1 to 2 minutes.


Per serving
 
Energy: 459 Calories
Protein: 27 g
Carbohydrate: 34 g
Fat: 24 g
Calcium: 28 % / 311 mg
Fibre: 0.58 g
Sodium: 555 mg

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