Apple Cheddar Turkey Panini

  • 2 Michigan Apples*, thinly sliced
  • 8 slices hearty whole wheat bread
  • 2 tbsp. honey mustard
  • 8 slices (approx. 8 oz.) 2% sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 thin slices deli roasted turkey
  • Suggested varieties: Cortland, Empire, Gala, Ida Red, Jonathan, Northern Spy, McIntosh, Paula Red, Rome, Honeycrisp


  • Preheat the Panini press or grill.
  • Spread the honey mustard evenly over each slice of bread. Layer apple slices, cheese and turkey over 4 slices of the bread. Top each with the remaining bread slices.
  • Lightly coat the press or grill with vegetable cooking spray. Grill each sandwich for approx. 3 to 5 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese has melted. Remove from pan and cut in half.
  • Serve with a green salad for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner.
  • Makes 4 servings.

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