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Brie and Smoked Turkey Panini

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Brie and Smoked Turkey Panini

Brie and Smoked Turkey Panini
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Crisp, light baguette (French bread) encloses this classic combo.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 6-inch piece baguette, halved horizontally
  • 2 ounces brie, without rind, thinly sliced
  • 2 ounces sliced smoked turkey or leftover roast turkey
  • 4 thin slices skin-on Bartlett or Bosc pear
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Directions

  • Spread mustard on cut sides of baguette. Top one side with cheese, turkey, and pear. Top with remaining cheese. Lightly oil outside of bread.
  • If using a panini press: Place in press and close. Cook over medium-low heat for 4 minutes. Flip press over and cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until bread is crisp and cheese has melted.
  • If cooking without a press on top of the stove: Follow step one. Place panini in a small skillet, top with another skillet, and place a weight on top. Cook without turning over medium-low heat until bread is crisp and cheese has melted, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • If cooking without a press in the oven: Preheat oven to 400. Follow step one. Place panini on a baking sheet, top with another baking sheet and an ovenproof weight (such as a heavy skillet). Bake without turning until bread is crisp and cheese has melted, 8 to 10 minutes.