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Italian Panini Quesadilla

Italian Panini Quesadilla


This fabulous, easy sandwich combines the flavorful goodness of a panini with the ease of a quesadilla. Try it with your favorite soup.MORE+LESS-

2

tbsp chopped roasted red peppers

2

tbsp chopped marinated artichoke hearts

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    Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

  • 2

    Set one of the tortillas onto a cutting board. Sprinkle with half of the provolone cheese. Top with the prosciutto, roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts and remained of the provolone. Cover with the second tortilla.

  • 3

    Spray the nonstick skillet with cooking oil. Then, carefully transfer the quesadilla to the skillet. Cover the skillet with the lid.

  • 4

    Cook for 2-3 minutes, until the cheese is mostly melted. Press down with a spatula and then gently flip the quesadilla. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  • 5

    Cut into eight triangles with a sharp knife. Serve immediately.

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  • Perfect Pairs: Soup & Sammies

    There are whole articles and blogs and books dedicated to the pairing of wine and food. The same goes for beer and munchies … but what about soup?

    Some soups just go really fabulously with certain flavors. So, when I was thinking up a new sandwich, I created it with a tasty soup in mind.

    So, what’s the pairing? Progresso High Fiber Chicken Tuscany Soup goes really well with my Italian Panini Quesadilla.

    The sandwich has the flavors of a great Italian panini but trades the bread for tortillas. I love the saltiness of the prosciutto with sharp provolone, tangy marinated artichoke hearts and sweet roasted red peppers. But if you aren’t a fan of sharp provolone, trade it for mild provolone or much milder mozzarella.

    Here are four more fab ideas for pairing soups with sammies:

    Progresso Vegetable Classics Tomato Rotini Soup would be delicious with a slice of Chicken Caesar Sandwich Ring.

    Progresso Vegetable Classics French Onion Soupgoes beautifully with “Healthified” Turkey Artichoke Panini.

    Progresso Rich & Hearty New England Clam Chowder would be super tasty with Fish Hero Sandwiches.

    Progresso Traditional Italian-style Wedding Soup would be super with a Grilled Chicken, Goat Cheese, Tomato and Basil Panini.

    Sarah W. Caron (aka scaron) is a food writer, editor and blogger who writes about family-friendly foods and raising a healthy family at Sarah’s Cucina Bella.

    What's your fave soup and sammie combo?


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