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Ham Caprese Panini

The Ham Caprese Panini is not your average ham sandwich. Basil, spinach and tomato make this a gooey, delicious sandwich you’re sure to not forget.

Ham Caprese Panini

Ham Caprese Panini

Basil, spinach and tomato make this a gooey, delicious sandwich you’re sure to not forget.

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 4 large whole wheat rolls
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 pound sliced low-sodium ham
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach, loosely packed
  • 8 large basil leaves, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat panini press or nonstick skillet to medium-high heat.
  2. Cut ¾ way through rolls, creating a hinge. Lightly butter outside of rolls. Assemble sandwich by adding ham, tomato, cheese, spinach and basil.
  3. Cook in panini press per instructions, until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted. If using skillet, place sandwich in skillet and lay heavy pan on top to press sandwich down. Cook 3-6 minutes, or until light brown. Flip and continue cooking 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 393Total Fat: 10.34gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 634mgCarbohydrates: 61.62gFiber: 3.98gProtein: 13.90g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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