Chicken, Mozzarella and Spinach Panini
Recipe type: Main
  • 4 slices white, whole wheat or rye bread
  • 1 cup shredded seasoned chicken
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 4 large fresh Spinach leave
  • ¼ cup finely chopped jalapeño pepper (optional)
  • ¼ cup Heinz mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoon unsalted butter, softened
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. Preheat Panini Press while assembling
  2. Place mayonnaise and chopped jalapeño pepper in a small bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Spread one teaspoon of butter on one side of each side of bread
  4. Spread mayonnaise & chopped jalapeno mixture over the unbuttered side of each of 2 slices of bread
  5. Arrange the mozzarella cheese, chicken, spinach, tomatoes, and onion. Add salt and pepper to taste. Put the remaining slice of bread on top buttered side up
  6. Arrange chicken Panini on preheated Panini press and close the lid
  7. Grill/bake until chicken is warm, cheese is melted and bread is crispy and browned about 2½ to 3 minutes
  8. Remove from rack and let stand
  9. Serve warm with Lipton Ice Tea to create a perfect pairing
Recipe by Afropolitan Mom at