Ludy's Kitchen

My Account

3 Turkey Panini Recipes to Start Your Week Right

There's nothing like a warm, yummy, perfectly grilled panini to fill you up in the middle of a tiring, stressful day. The great thing with panini is that you can load it up with the flavors that you love most and everything holds up together in a lovely pressed sandwich.


Granola Crusted Apple and Turkey Panini Recipe (Inspired Taste)

This Granola Crusted Apple and Turkey Panini Recipe from Inspired Taste is a lovey panini number that is a sure hit for anyone who loves the combination of savory and sweet. The delicious flavor of turkey and cheese goes well with the crisp fruitiness of apples. Yum!

"This easy panini recipe has melted cheese, turkey, a sweet crunch from apples and crunchy buttery granola! If you do not have a panini press, use the stove top – heat a skillet to medium heat then cook panini until golden brown on both sides and cheese has melted."


  • 4 slices multigrain bread
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, see our homemade mayonnaise recipe
  • 2 teaspoons brown mustard
  • 8 slices deli-style turkey
  • 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, sliced
  • 1 medium apple, cored and slice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 tablespoons granola (click to see our homemade granola recipe)

via Granola Crusted Apple and Turkey Panini Recipe (Inspired Taste)


Turkey, Bacon and Guacamole Panini (Pumpkin 'n Spice)

Pumpkin 'n Spice has a recipe called Turkey, Bacon and Guacamole Panini. This panini owes its fresh creamy flavor and texture from guacamole and is balanced by the savory flavors of turkey, bacon and cheese. Tomatoes complement the meatiness of the panini very well, giving it a balanced flavor profile.

"This Turkey, Bacon and Guacamole Panini is loaded with sliced turkey, creamy guacamole, Havarti cheese, bacon and tomatoes. It makes a delicious sandwich that is easy to make and even better to eat!"


  • 2 slices thick bread
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, divided
  • 4 tablespoons guacamole ( homemade or store-bought), divided
  • 1 cup chopped or sliced fresh turkey
  • 2 slices Havarti cheese
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

via Turkey, Bacon and Guacamole Panini (Pumpkin 'n Spice)


Chipotle Turkey Panini (Goodie Godmother)

Goodie Godmother has a recipe called Chipotle Turkey Panini. The panini is filled with turkey, cheese, tomato and lettuce. The bold flavors of this dish comes from the easy chipotle mayonnaise made with mayo, Chipotle peppers, lemon juice and garlic. Delicious and flavorful! 

"Inspired by the chipotle turkey panini the Godfather and I used to enjoy at the Storm Surge Cafe on the University of Miami campus, this panini makes a tasty and quick lunch or dinner!"


Easy Chipotle Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce about half a 7 oz can
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic peeled

Remaining Sandwich Ingredients

  • ciabatta bread
  • sliced turkey
  • Swiss cheese, sliced provolone is also a good substitute
  • tomatoes sliced
  • lettuce

via Chipotle Turkey Panini (Goodie Godmother)


Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip: 

Don't have a panini press? You can make a panini using a stove top pan. Just grill the sandwich on a lightly buttered skillet while pressing it with another pan or a plate. Flip to grill the other side and you've got yourself a delicious panini.  

Make cooking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

Leave a comment