Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Panini Recipe
A delicious combination of savory and sweet, this recipe will satisfy even the strongest comfort food cravings. This organic peanut butter, chocolate and banana panini is made with a special butter from Isigny Ste Mere that contains coarse grains of grey sea salt.
Prep Time: 1 min | Cook Time: Approx 5 min.
- 1 Vosges Haut-Chocolat® Organic Peanut Butter Bonbon Bar
- ½ organic banana
- 2 Italian country bread slices about 4-5 inches wide and ½ inch thick
- 2 Tbsp Sea Salted butter (suggest the great French brand, Isigny Ste Mere, or make your own by mixing ½ tsp Maldon salt and 2 tbsp of a fabulous butter)
- A pinch Maldon salt
Katrina's Inspiration"It is widely known that the King (Elvis) had lustful cravings for fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches. I can envision these beauties being served to him with a scene of hankering hip swaying and an ultimate falling to the knees. If only I had the chance to serve him this version oozing with chocolate and a sprinkling of crystalline sea salt."
Instructions1. Spread butter on all sides of bread pieces. Place 2 peanut butter bar squares on one piece of bread, followed by sliced banana and a sprinkle of salt. Place other piece of buttered bread on top to complete the sandwich.
2. Place the Panini on the press, golden one side and flip it over. Repeat. Enjoy.
Yields: 1 panino.
If you don't have a Panini press, substitute with a waffle iron. Or try a cast iron skillet hold with a clothes iron on top; quite the contraption I assure you.
Bread - Make sure your bread doesn't have many gaping holes or your fillings may seep through and burn on the iron.
Make sure the bread you use isn't overly crusty or it may cut your mouth a bit when pressed. At the same time, don't choose a overly soft bread, not a good sign of quality bread and it won't have the rigidity needed. I suggest a crusty ciabatta or Italian peasant bread. Use Organic or home grown where possible.
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