Brie, Ham and Green Apple Panini

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Last week we shared Carolyn Ketchum’s wonderful low carb, gluten free flatbread recipe.  And now we have her favorite flat bread sandwich recipe to share: a low carb panini, stuffed with ham, brie and green apple.

One of the things that frustrates us most about diabetes is the feeling that you need a nap after eating lunch.  Since our work and kids do not wait for siesta we prefer to eat a very low carb lunch and avoid a blood sugar spike.  It’s much better than dragging along all afternoon.  And you know you’re in trouble when you think you just need that fifth cup of coffee.

We have a feeling that low carb flat bread paninis are going to become one of our regular lunches.

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Brie, Ham and Green Apple Panini

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Low Carb Gluten Free Flatbread
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ lb black forest ham
  • 6 oz brie, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green apple, very thinly sliced
  • Oil or melted butter for brushing outside of sandwich

Instructions

  1. Preheat panini press.
  2. Cut bread into 10 sections, then cut through the bready center of each section to get two flat, thin slices.
  3. In a small bowl, mix mustard and mayonnaise.
  4. Take two matching sections of bread and spread one side with mustard/mayo combo. Layer with a few slices of cheese, meat and green apple. Repeat with remaining sections of bread.
  5. Brush outside of each sandwich with oil or melted butter.
  6. Place on panini press and grill until bread is toasted and cheese is melted.

Yield: 10 Sandwiches

Carbohydrate: 15.5g

Total dietary fiber: 7.1g

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