Deep Fried Veggie Panini

Sherri Williams


A delicious veggie sammie made with the letters M,O,P,T,A of the alphabet for this week's sammie challenge...M-mushoooms,O-onions, P-peppers, T-tomatoes & A-arugula. I know whatcha saying...she figured out how to make what should have been a totally healthy sammie a "fatty & yummy" sammie, well you are correct and it was so worth it. Don't beat me up too bad because I did have my veggies..LOL This is healthy to the eyes. Cooking with Passion,sw:)

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
15 Min


8 slice
roasted red peppers
8 oz
portabello mushrooms, sliced
1 large
red onion, sliced
2 medium
green tomatoes, sliced
8 slice
asiago cheese
1 c
whole buttermilk
1 c
cornmeal mix
2 Tbsp
greek seasoning, divided
1/2 c
1 Tbsp
pesto, heaping
2 tsp
tomato paste
4 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin, divided
2-3 oz
arugula**toss with 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 tsp of greek seasoning**
ciabatta rolls, sliced and brushed with 2 tbsp of olive oil


1heat your fryer to 350 degrees. in a small bowl combine milk, sriracha and greek seasoning. in amother small bowl, add cornmeal mix and greek seasoning. dredge peppers and tomates in milk then seasoned cornmeal mix. deep fry until golden brown. in a heated skillet add 2 tbsp olive oil, saute mushrooms until golden brown add onions and continue to fry until the onions turn golden brown.
2in a small bowl combine, mayo, tomato paste & pesto. Build your Sammie: spread mayo mixture on slice bread, followed by tomatoes, cheese, mushrooms, onions, peppers & arugula salad. in heated grill pan place down sammies, grill until golden brown and cheese begans to melt. flip once. if using a panini grill, no flipping necessary

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