Quorn Turkey-Style Pesto Panini with Grilled Vegetables


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This Italian-inspired vegetarian “turkey” panini with homemade dairy-free and gluten-free basil pesto and grilled veggies makes a simple but delicious lunch or dinner.

530 CalsPer serving
Serves 4
35 mins
Gluten Free
  • 12 slices or 2 pkg (5.3 oz each) Refrigerated Quorn Meatless Turkey-Style Deli Slices
  • 1 red pepper, quartered
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 small zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 8 gluten-free bread slices
  • 8 slices vegan mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grates well. Grill red pepper, red onion and zucchini for 3 to 5 minutes per side or until lightly charred and tender; let cool slightly. Slice thinly.
  2. In food processor, pulse together basil, oil, pine nuts, garlic, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper until smooth.
  3. Toss veggies with 2 tbsp of the pesto. Spread remaining pesto over 4 slices of bread. Top with 3 slices Quorn Meatless Turkey-Style Deli Slices, 1 slice cheese, grilled veggies and another slice of cheese; cap with remaining bread.
  4. Preheat panini press according to manufacturer’s instruction. Grill sandwiches in panini press for 3 to 5 minutes per sandwich or until bread is toasted and cheese melts.

Tip: Alternatively, toast sandwiches on grill preheated to medium heat. Cook sandwiches, pressing to flatten with metal spatula, until bread is toasted and cheese melts.

Made with Quorn Meatless Turkey-Style Deli Slices

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