Asparagus, Brie & Ham Panini

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Asparagus, Brie & Ham Panini

April 19, 2018
CA Grown Mom

Susan Phillips

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Asparagus, Brie & Ham Panini

Nothing screams Spring more to me than seeing fresh California asparagus lining the grocery stores and Farmer’s Markets.  

The crisp green stalks are the perfect accompaniment to any meal!  

We have made our share of asparagus recipes here, but for me; this one takes the grand prize!

 

Filled with gooey brie cheese, black forest ham, plump asparagus, and pistachio pesto, it’s like a spring-time party in your mouth.  A party that you will definitely deserve an encore…

 

The panini takes no time at all.  The only prep required is to roast (or grill) the asparagus for a few minutes before adding to the sandwich.

 

Slather each side of the bread with butter

 

Place buttered side down into a pan and add the Pesto to the bread

 

Stack with a few slices of thick-cut brie

 

Top with the roasted asparagus

 

Add a few slices of black forest ham along with another slathering of pesto

 

Place the other bread slice, buttered side up, on top and cook over a medium heat burner

 

Once the bread is golden, flip and continue to cook until the cheese is melted and the sandwich is hot throughout

 

Spring Sandwich Perfection!

 

If you ‘re into sharing, slice in half and enjoy the view…

 

Or just devour all on your own

 

 

Asparagus Brie & Ham Panini
Serves 2
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Prep Time
8 min
Cook Time
4 min
Total Time
12 min
Prep Time
8 min
Cook Time
4 min
Total Time
12 min
Ingredients
  1. 6 stalks asparagus
  2. 1 T. olive oil
  3. 6 oz. brie cheese
  4. 2 slices black forest ham
  5. 3 T. Pistachio pesto (see post for link)
  6. 2 slices sourdough bread
  7. 2 T. butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Snap the ends off of the aspargus and place on a roasting pan. Add a few sprays of olive oil spray and dust with salt & pepper
  3. Roast for 5- 7minutes or until slightly tender
  4. Butter one side of each piece of bread. Place one piece of bread butter side down in a pan. Add half the pesto, all the cheese, the asparagus, ham and the other half of pesto.
  5. Add the second piece of bread, buttered side up. Place the pan over medium high heat and saute the panini until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melted
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Looking for more Asparagus recipes?  Check these out…

 

Creamy Asparagus Lemon Pasta

 

Asparagus Ribbon Pizza

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