Perfect Ham And Swiss Panini Recipe

A Delicious recipe for the perfect ham and Swiss cheese panini. Great served with a bowl of soup.


2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/8 cup spicy Dijon mustard
1/8 cup mayo
8 slices rustic white bread,
8 slices Swiss cheese
8 slices cooked ham
olive oil for grilling


Preheat Panini grill.

Mix mayo and mustard together.

Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture on one side of a slice of bread. Top with a slice of cheese, 2 slicesham, and another slice of cheese. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture on a second slice of bread and place mustard side down on top of cheese to form a sandwich. Repeat process three times with remaining mustard, bread, cheese, ham.

Brush top and bottom of each sandwich with olive oil. Place in a panini grill and press until bread is crisp and brown, and cheese has melted slightly, 9 to 10 minutes. If using a grill pan, preheat over medium-high heat. Place a heavy pan on top of sandwiches and press down. Cook, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Cut sandwiches in half and serve immediately.