Pear, Bacon Spread and Arugula Panini Recipe


1 pear - washed and sliced into 1/8-inch slices

1 bunch of arugula - coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon espelette pepper

1 clove hard-neck garlic - minced

fine Fleur de Sel to taste

Rustic Italian Brand - sliced

Bacon Jam - a bunch


Pear, Arugula and Bacon Jam Panini Recipe


1. Slice pear, and put aside. Pre-heat panini grill to on medium heat.

2. In olive oil over medium heat the arugula, espelette and garlic, until tender - about 5 minutes. Add Fleur de Sel to taste. Be sure not to burn the garlic.

3. Spread a layer of Bacon Jam on each side of two slices of bread. Place sauteed arugula mixture on one slice, top with sliced of pear. Close sandwich, and place on panini grill pre-heated to medium.

4. Grill until golden brown - about 5 minutes. Service immediately while still warm.

serves 4