Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Save Recipe Print
Caponata Panini
Total:
55 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
4 panini
Level:
Easy
Total:
55 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
4 panini
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Caponata

Directions

Special equipment: a panini grill

Preheat a panini grill.

Using a grapefruit spoon or fingers, scoop out a 1-inch wide trough along the cut sides of the baguettes. Place 2 half-slices of the provolone cheese on each bottom half of the baguettes. Spoon 1/3 cup of the caponata on top of the cheese. Place the top halves on the baguettes and grill the panini until the cheese melts, about 5 minutes.

Caponata

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the celery and eggplant and cook until soft, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add the red bell pepper and cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, raisins, and oregano to the pan. Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens, about 20 minutes. Stir in the vinegar, sugar, capers, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper. Season, to taste, with more salt and pepper, if needed.

More from:

Sandwich Central

Step Inside the Fantasy Kitchen

Take tour of Food Network Fantasy Kitchen with designer Shea McGee.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Philly Steak Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Classic Club Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Croque Madame Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

The Ultimate Cuban Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Latest Stories