Grilled Onion Panini

Grilled Onion Panini
Prep time: 10 min.
Cook time: 5 min.
Yield: 1 serving


  • 2 slices Gills red and white onion, cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 slices ½ inch thick rustic or sourdough bread
  • 1 tablespoon mashed avocado
  • 1/3 cup arugula
  • 1 slice Provolone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon onion pesto
  1. Drizzle 2 teaspoons oil in sauté pan. Add onion, season with salt. Cook until lightly browned and translucent; set aside.
  2. Spread avocado on one slice of bread. Top with arugula, cheese and grilled onions. Spread pesto on remaining slice of bread and top sandwich. Brush top side of sandwich with olive oil
  3. Place sandwich oiled side down on Panini maker. Brush oil on remaining side of bread. Close lid and cook until bread is golden and cheese is melted. Cut in half and serve.