Spinach and Havarti Panini with Olive Tapenade

Spinach and Havarti Panini with Olive Tapenade

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Serves: 8 (1/2 sandwich each).

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Making a quick tapenade will take your panini from good to "wow" in less than 5 minutes. Try this olive-based spread on other things, too, like crostini or avocado halves. 


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 220 Sodium: 540mg
Fat: 8g Carbohydrate: 28g
Saturated Fat: 3g Dietary Fiber: 1g
Trans fats: 0g Sugars: 1g
Cholesterol: 15mg Protein: 9g


vitamin A
vitamin C



  1. Combine olives, red peppers, capers and lemon juice in a food processor. Process until chunky.
  2. Spread 2 tablespoon olive mixture evenly over 4 slices of bread. Top each with 1 slice of cheese, spinach and cucumber slices. Cover each with another slice of bread.
  3. Cook in panini press or counter-top grill sprayed with cooking spray until golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut in half to serve.
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