Strawberry and Turkey Panini

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Description

Recipe and photo kindly provided by the California Strawberry Commission

Ingredients

6 (10-Ounce loaves): sweet baguettes
1-1/2 Cups: strawberry preserves
2-1/4 Pounds: California strawberries, washed, stemmed and sliced
12 Ounces: baby spinach, washed and dried
1-1/2 Pounds: COOKED TURKEY BREAST, thinly sliced
1-1/2 Pounds: Gruyere cheese, thinly sliced

Directions

1
Cut 1 baguette in half horizontally. Spread cut surface of bottom half evenly with 1/4 cup preserves.
2
Arrange 6 ounces sliced strawberries on top of preserves in 1 layer; layer 2 ounces spinach on top of strawberries. Layer 4 ounces turkey on top of spinach. Layer 4 ounces cheese on top of turkey; place top half of baguette over cheese, cut side down.
3
Cut baguette into 4 equal pieces; wrap each piece tightly in plastic wrap.
4
Repeat with remaining ingredients to make 24 panini. Refrigerate until needed.
5
SERVING: Per order, unwrap 1 panini. Heat on hot griddle with weight on top, turning once, about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and baguette is crusty.
6
NOTE: May use whole wheat or low-carb rolls instead of baguettes.