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Shredded Beef Panini with Cilantro Lime Spread

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15 min.


35 min.



: 1 panini

Cook: 20 min.

Cost per recipe: $10.48

It takes just minutes to whip up these tasty sandwiches featuring sourdough bread slices that are spread with a savory mayo mixture and then layered with cheddar cheese, slow-cooked shredded beef, tomato, bacon and spinach. They're cooked to golden perfection and are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Give them a try, you be thrilled with the results!

What You'll Need

2 cups warmed slow-cooked shredded beef (made with Campbell's® Shredded Beef Taco Slow Cooker Sauce )*
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
8 slices Pepperidge Farm® Farmhouse™ Sourdough Bread
8 slices (thinly-sliced) sharp Cheddar cheese
8 tomato slices
8 slices bacon, cooked and drained
1 cup packed baby spinach or arugula

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the panini maker. Drain any excess liquid from the beef.  Stir the mayonnaise, lime juice and cilantro in a small bowl.

  • 2

    Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture on each bread slice. Layer 4 slices bread with 1 slice cheese, 1/2 cup beef, 2 slices tomato, 2 slices bacon and 1/4 cup spinach. Top with the remaining cheese and bread slices, mayonnaise-side down. Spray the sandwiches with vegetable cooking spray.

  • 3

    Add the sandwiches to the panini maker in batches and cook for 5 minutes or until lightly browned and the cheese is melted.


  • *To make the beef, you will need 1 pouch (12 ounces) Campbell's® Shredded Beef Taco Slow Cooker Sauce, 2-to 3-pounds boneless beef chuck and a 6-quart slow cooker. Cook time is about 7 hours on LOW.