Grilled Ham & Cheese Panini

210 calories
21g
protein
9g
fat
4g
net carbs

Yields: 9 servings

Bread

  1. 4 Scoops Quest® Multi-Purpose Mix Protein Powder
  2. 23 cup unsweetened almond milk
  3. 1 packet fast-rising yeast
  4. 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  5. 6 tablespoons liquid egg whites
  6. 1 egg
  7. 14 cup plus 2 tablespoons psyllium husks
  8. 1 12 tablespoons baking powder
  9. 1 teaspoon salt
  10. 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  11. Nonstick cooking spray

Filling

  1. 9 slices sharp cheddar cheese (18g per slice)
  2. 9 slices smoked ham (25g per slice)

Prep: 25min Cook: 35min

Bread

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, add almond milk, and microwave for 60 seconds.
  3. Transfer warmed almond milk to a medium mixing bowl. Add yeast, stirring until fully incorporated.
  4. Add coconut oil, egg whites, and egg, and whisk together.
  5. Add Quest Protein Powder® psyllium husks, baking powder, salt, and xanthan gum, and mix together. Spray an 8-by-4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  6. Transfer dough to loaf pan and spread evenly.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and cool for 20 minutes.
  9. Slice bread into eighteen 14-inch slices.

Filling

  1. Heat panini press.
  2. Cut cheese slices in half and lay each piece on one slice of bread.
  3. Dice ham into small pieces and divide evenly among nine slices of bread.
  4. Close sandwich and spray each side with cooking spray.
  5. Place 3 to 4 sandwiches on panini press and cook for 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted and bread is browned and slightly crisped. Repeat for remaining paninis.

Serving Size: 1 Panini

  • Calories: 210
  • Protein: 21g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Net Carb: 4g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • P/CAL: 40%