Panini sandwiches have become a very popular over the years. The reason behind its popularity is the way it is quickly prepared with orderly grilled materials. Actually the dish Panini is home to the Italian land and is very famous there. But now it has acquired worldwide recognition. Most of the restaurants that serve multi-cuisine menu also serve this sandwich. Panini Sandwiches are really very versatile in its preparation with many possible ingredients to make the sandwiches more and more tastier and likable. The sandwich can be modified into different varieties of sandwiches using the Panini.
Panini Sandwiches are very famous in Italy as the great grilled sandwiches. The main ingredients of these sandwiches are the cured meats and cheese. Many of them prepare sandwiches by cooking the Panini before hand, but grilling it can also suffice the need. The sandwich is usually made out of the flavored bread with lots of grilled stuff inside it. The more the bread is flavored, the tastier the Panini sandwich. The bread used for making the Panini sandwich should be dense enough to hold all the ingredients, but at the same time it should be flat to be grilled properly.
The only thing to be avoided is to use the normal tasteless bread. Instead any bread loaded with herbs is also a good option. Foccacia and Ciabatta can be great for Panini sandwiches. The most important of all is the recipe and the ingredients to be used. Panini is usually made out of cured meats like salami, pepperoni or prosciutto. Care should be taken that the meat and the cheese are both thinly sliced. The sandwich will be served hot, so fired roasted peppers can also be used. Any sort of vegetable that works well with the grill can be used. Finally the grilling can be done by low direct heat. This will not let the sandwiches burn. When closing the lid does the grilling, wait no more than one minute; it is more than sufficient to grill it properly. Repeat the same procedure for the next side of the sandwich too and then remove it. Thus a perfect Panini sandwich is ready.
As these types of sandwiches are very famous, and easy to be prepared, there are many variations available with the basic sandwich and a variety of Panini sandwiches can be prepared. The mostly made are the Chicken Spinach Panini and the other is the Grilled Mozzarella and Tomato Panini Sandwiches. The preparation is almost the same, only what differ are the ingredients.
The Chicken and Spinach Panini is very easy to make and requires Pizza dough. The dough is topped with all the seasonings, then baked properly and grilled with savory spinach. Then it is filled with the pieces of chicken and hot sandwiches are served. The ingredients that make up the seasonings include olive oil, mayonnaise, dried thyme leaves and marjoram leaves, garlic powder, chopped red onion, apple cider vinegar, salt and sugar for taste. Whereas, the Grilled Mozzarella and Tomato Panini Sandwiches require Italian bread, Mozzarella cheese, tomatoes cut into slices, pesto, and olive oil. The Panini Sandwiches are thus easily made and serves as a good and nourishing meal.