Bistro-Style Holiday Pork Panini

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 1 to 1 1/2 hours
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients:
  • One Swift Premium® Sirloin Tip Roast
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Canola oil
  • 10 to 12 ounces very thinly sliced provolone or fontina cheese
  • 3/4 to 1 cup cranberry relish or chutney
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups arugula leaves
  • 12 to 16 1/2 inch thick slices country or ciabatta bread
Cooking Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 325º F. Combine cinnamon, ginger, salt, nutmeg, and pepper. Pat roast dry with paper towels. Rub with 1 tablespoon oil, then with spice mixture.
  2. Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast, uncovered, in oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until instant-read thermometer inserted near center reads 145° F. Transfer roast to cutting board. Cool at room temperature for 1 hour. Tightly wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
  3. For sandwiches, very thinly slice pork. Layer half of the cheese, then the pork, relish, and arugula on half of the bread slices. Top with remaining cheese and bread slices.
  4. To grill sandwiches, preheat panini press according to manufacturer’s directions. Lightly brush hot grids with oil. Place sandwich in the press. Close lid and apply slight pressure. Cook without disturbing for 5 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden and cheese is melted. Cut each sandwich diagonal in half and place on plates to serve.
Recipe Nutrition Overview
Per Serving
Calories
578
Total fat
20g
Saturated fat
8g
Cholesterol
68mg
Sodium
1301mg
Carbohydrate
52g
Fiber
3.3g
Protein
44g
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