Bistro Apple Panini

Bistro Apple Panini

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  • 12

    thick sliced bacon strips, cut in half

  • 1

    medium apple, thinly sliced

  • 1

    Tbsp ginger ale

  • 1

    tsp lemon juice

  • ¼

    cup apple jelly

  • 4

    tsp minced fresh tarragon

  • 12

    slices sourdough bread

  • 6

    slices Havarti cheese

  • 2

    Tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 3

    Tbsp butter, softened


1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. In a small bowl, toss apple with ginger ale and lemon juice; set aside. 2. Place jelly in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave on high for 20-30 seconds or until softened. Stir in tarragon. 3. Spread jelly mixture over six bread slices. Top with cheese, apple and bacon. Spread mustard over remaining bread; place over bacon. Spread the outsides of sandwiches with butter. 4. Cook on a panini maker or indoor grill for 3-4 minutes or until bread is browned and cheese is melted.


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