MNN Galleries

5 inspired vegetarian sandwiches

By: Enrique Gili on Oct. 15, 2012, 6:03 p.m.
Nutella Panini

Photo: Enrique Gili

2 of 7

Nutella Panini

Chocolate is the antidote to many of life's small problems. Add a banana and feel even better.


Prep time: 5 minutes  

Total time: 10 minutes, plus refrigeration  

Yield: Serves 2-4


Nutella Panini


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 4 ounces Nutella hazelnut spread
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 slices white French bread
Cooking directions
  1. Preheat contact grill.
  2. Mash banana in mixing bowl. Add nutella. Stir ingredients until well blended, about 2 minutes.
  3. Slather butter on 4 slices of bread. On remaining slices slather contents of mixing bowl. Press slices together and place sandwich on grill for 5 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before serving.