Raspberry-Chipotle Turkey Melt

2
Servings
10m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In

Recipe: #11153

November 15, 2013



"Sweet & spicy, this cheesy melt is made easy with a simple raspberry chipotle sauce and the peppery crunch of arugula on crispy grilled King’s Hawaiian bread. This is a quick and simple panini I threw together for the people at King’s Hawaiian Bread for their "Ultimate King's Hawaiian Sandwich Challenge". It won. You can use any bread you like, but the delicate sweetness of their Hawaiian bread pairs perfectly with the spicy-sweet of the raspberry chipotle sauce."

Original recipe yields 2 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (356.4 g)
  • Calories 579.9
  • Total Fat - 19.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 122.8 mg
  • Sodium - 2665 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 10.6 g
  • Protein - 64.8 g
  • Calcium - 731.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 30.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.1 mg

Step 1

To prepare raspberry chipotle sauce, stir together melted raspberry jam with finely chopped chipotle pepper and vinegar; set aside.

Step 2

Layer turkey, cheese, bacon, and arugula inside two bread slices, placing raspberry chipotle sauce and arugula in the middle of the ingredients.

Step 3

Grill on a non-stick griddle or panini pan until golden and crispy on both sides.

Tips & Variations


  • NOTE:
  • Melt jam in a small saucepan on low heat, or use the microwave, stirring often.
  • You may opt to puree the chipotle in the sauce in your food processor if you wish to minimize handling the pepper.

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