Creamy Prosciutto Panini

With Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Basil, and Green Salad

By Hello Fresh18

Let’s face it: sometimes, you just want a warm and gooey grilled cheese for dinner. We totally get it, which is why our chefs created this hearty panini with all the cheesy goodness you love plus Italian ham, herbs, and a side of greens for balance.

Cooking Time: 30 min.

Servings: 2

Nutrition: Calories: 528 cal, Fat: 25g, Sat. Fat: 11 g, Protein: 28g, Carbs: 51 g, Sugar: 6 g, Sodium: 1146 mg, Fiber: 4 g

Ingredients:

  • Basil- ½ oz.
  • Cucumber- 1
  • Mozzarella Cheese- 4 oz.
  • Flatbreads- 2
  • Prosciutto- 2 oz.
  • Grape Tomatoes- 4 oz.
  • Spring Mix- 4 oz.
  • Balsamic Vinegar- 1 T
  • Olive Oil- 2 t

Prepraration:

  1. Prep: Wash and dry all produce. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Pick basil leaves from stems. Discard stems. Peel and halve cucumber lengthwise, then thinly slice into half-moons. Thinly slice mozzarella.
  2. Assemble the panini: Pile one flatbread with mozzarella, prosciutto, and basil leaves. Top with other flatbread. Cut stack in half widthwise.
  3. Cook the panini: Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add panini. Cook until golden brown and cheese has melted, 3-4 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet, and place in oven to keep warm. Repeat with remaining panini, and add more olive oil if necessary.
  4. Toss the salad: In a large bowl, toss tomatoes (halve the ones that are too large), spring mix, and cucumbers with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve: Cut the creamy prosciutto panini into triangles, and serve with green salad on the side. Enjoy!