Breakfast Panini

SHARE
SERVINGS
2
PREP TIME
20
MIN
COOK TIME
5
MIN
TOTAL TIME
25
MIN
DIFFICULTY
Easy
  • 1 PACKAGE OF FARMER JOHN MAPLE BREAKFAST LINKS
  • 2 PITA BREADS
  • 1/2 CUP PESTO
  • 2 EGGS SCRAMBLED
  • 1 CUP SHREDDED SHARP CHEDDAR CHEESE
  • 1 CUP SHREDDED MONTEREY JACK CHEESE
  • 1 CUP SHREDDED MOZERELLA CHEESE
  • 1/3 CUP ROASTED RED PEPPER
  • 1-2 TBSP. BUTTER MELTED
  • 2 SCALLIONS CHOPPED
  1. COOK MAPLE BREAKFAST LINKS ON A SKILLET UNTIL COOKED THROUGH AND GOLDEN BROWN.
  2. TO SCRAMBLE THE EGGS: SPRAY A MEDIUM SKILLET WITH COOKING SPRAY AND HEAT OVER MEDIUM HEAT. CRACK THE EGGS INTO A SMALL BOWL, ADD A SPLASH OF MILK, SALT AND PEPPER. BEAT THE EGGS WITH A FORK UNTIL THE MIXTURE IS A CONSISTENT SHADE OF YELLOW. POUR EGGS INTO PREPARED SKILLET AND RUN A SPATULA THROUGH THE EGGS AND UP THE SIDE OF THE SKILLET UNTIL THE EGGS BEGIN TO CLUMP AND SPATULA LEAVES A TRAIL ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SKILLET. REDUCE HEAT TO LOW AND CONTINUE TO COOK, GENTLY BUT CONSTANTLY FOLDING EGGS, UNTIL CLUMPED AND JUST SLIGHTLY WET. TRANSFER EGGS TO A BOWL AND SET ASIDE.
  3. TO ASSEMBLE THE SANDWICHES: HEAT YOUR PITA BREAD IN THE MICROWAVE FOR A FEW SECONDS TO WARM IT UP AND MAKE IT MORE PLIABLE. FOR EACH SANDWICH, TAKE ONE PITA BREAD AND SPREAD HALF OF PESTO ALL OVER ONE SIDE. SPRINKLE ¼ CUP OF EACH TYPE OF CHEESE ON ONE HALF OF THE OPEN PITA. SPRINKLE HALF OF THE SCRAMBLED EGG ON TOP OF THE CHEESE. ADD SAUSAGE, ROASTED PEPPERS AND REMAINING 1/4 CUP OF EACH CHEESE. FOLD PITA OVER TO MAKE A SANDWICH AND PRESS GENTLY TO SET. BRUSH OUTSIDE OF SANDWICH LIGHTLY WITH MELTED BUTTER. REPEAT FOR THE SECOND SANDWICH.
  4. SPRAY A PAN LIGHTLY WITH OIL OFF THE HEAT, THEN PREHEAT THE PAN OVER MEDIUM HEAT. LAY THE SANDWICH IN THE PAN, COVER WITH A PIECE OF ALUMINUM FOIL AND PLACE A DUTCH OVEN OR HEAVY PAN ON TOP TO WEIGH THE SANDWICH DOWN. COOK FOR 2-3 MINUTES UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN. FLIP AND COOK THE OTHER SIDE. IF THE SANDWICHES ARE GETTING TOO BROWN, ADJUST THE TEMPERATURE TO LOW-MEDIUM. REMOVE FROM HEAT, PLATE, GARNISH WITH SCALLIONS AND ENJOY!

 

INSPIRATION: HEAVENLY HOME COOKING