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Roasted Red Pepper and Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Roasted Red Pepper and Pesto Panini Sandwich

This amazing Panini Sandwich recipe, with roasted red peppers, sweet basil, pesto, and mozzarella, contained all in one delicious sandwich!
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Panini Sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 sandwiches
Calories 791kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 4 slices of French bread or Italian bread
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 6 leaves of fresh basil
  • 2 large roasted red peppers
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon sun dried tomatoes optional
  • 3 tablespoons softened butter


  • Preheat skillet or grill pan over medium low heat.
  • To make the sandwiches, stack all ingredients in between two slices of bread being sure to spread the pesto evenly in between both sandwiches. Spread the outer sides of the bread on the sandwich with softened butter and grill until bread is toasty and cheese is melted. Rest 1 minute before cutting and eating.


Calories: 791kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 1885mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1633IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 399mg | Iron: 6mg