Piggy Panini Recipe Video

Everybody loves a Panini! What is so special about a Panini, after all Panini just means grilled sandwich in Italian? You can get them in every rest stop along the freeways in Italy! Yes, that's right and boy oh boy are they good! Prosciutto, mortadella and a dozen other fillings and combinations are all waiting in the deli showcase. This Piggy Panini, filled with crispy bacon, two cheeses, tomatoes and sliced avocado is sure to become a family favorite!


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings1
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Bread slices2 Large (hearty, crusty Italian bread)
 Bacon slices2 Large, cooked
 Avacado1 Medium, sliced
 Provolone2 Ounce (slices)
 Cheddar cheese3 Ounce (slices)
 Tomato1 Small, sliced
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1462 Calories from Fat 937

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g167.9%

Saturated Fat 39.8 g198.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 142.6 mg

Sodium 1633.1 mg68%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.9%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 52 g104.5%

Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 78.3%

Calcium 116.3% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Preheat a panini press.

2.Spread butter on each side of the bread.
3.Place bacon,avocado,cheddar and tomatoes in layers on each side of the bread.
4.Make a sandwich by topping with another slice of bread.
5.Grease the panini toaster with olive oil and put the sandwich in it.
6.Toast for 5 minutes till the sandwich is nicely grilled to crispy brown perfection.

7.Cut the sandwich into half and serve warm and cheesy with your favorite condiment.