Panini Press. Sandwich Maker. Toastie Maker. It has its variations, and some of them are different from others, but one thing remains – A hot, satisfying sandwich in your hands every time.
If you’re getting bored with sandwich ideas… you’ll love this. I’ve compiled a list of 12 delicious sandwich maker recipes (and other tasty treats) that will revamp your lunch today.
WARNING: You may find you won’t be able to make it through the whole list without your mouth watering.
12 New Mouth-Watering Sandwich Maker Recipes In 2019
If you’re ready to take your lunch to the next level, and really up your sandwich maker game, then this is the most important thing you’ll read today.
If you find yourself in a little mess after your masterpiece is complete, we also have a guide on how to clean your sandwich maker in 4 easy steps, so we have you covered there too! Happy cooking!
P.S. If you’re wondering what else you can make besides sandwiches on your sandwich maker, I won’t judge. This list includes a few secret gems that will surprise you…
1. Eggplant, (Skinny) Pesto & Mozzarella Panini
Your love of hot, tasty sandwiches brought you here. Though there are several alternative treats on this list, you need to start off right… with an incredible sandwich.
This Eggplant, (Skinny) Pesto, & Mozzarella Panini from SkinnyTaste is one of the most popular sandwiches to make on the sandwich maker. It is light, crispy, and like a little trip to Italy in your hands.
2. Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Panini
Making the decision between a nice, crispy sandwich and a big cheesy slice of pizza is often a very difficult task. So… the folks at The Recipe Critic made an important discovery: You can combine the two to make something beautiful
This cheesy pepperoni pizza panini is oozing with flavor and of course, cheese! If you’re vegetarian, you can substitute the pepperoni for peppers or olives.
3. Gooey Panini Press Brownies
Note: This recipe requires a “floating lid” style panini press instead of a regular swivel press. Maybe you’re looking for a little bit of sweetness at home and you just have a panini press to work with? Not a problem!
Believe it or not, you can make gooey brownies with your panini press. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Check out the recipe at Panini Happy and see for yourself! Here’s an idea for you: Cook up a scrumptious sandwich, then whip up these gooey brownies on the panini press. Dinner & Dessert
4. Triangle “UFO” Sandwiches
Note: This recipe only works for sandwich makers with triangle well plates. If you liked the pizza panini recipe, but want something a bit more filling, then this is the recipe for you.
Tasty Island Hawaii basically put together bread with a hearty spaghetti sauce to make a pocket sandwich ready to eat! Yum!
5. Brie, Ham & Apple Quesadilla
If you’re wanting something a little lighter that’s packed with a ton of flavor, then check out this unique recipe from All Day I Dream About Food.
It’s cheesy, it’s salty, it’s sweet. And it’s the perfect health-conscious alternative for your sandwich maker!
6. Powdered Sandwich Maker Cakes
Note: This recipe only works for sandwich makers with triangle well plates. Want something sweet? If you’re looking for something a little lighter than the brownies, try this one out.
It’s an awesome little alternative to pancakes that are dangerously addictive! Fauzia’s Kitchen shows you exactly how to make these sweet, little, powdered treats.
7. Panini Press Ice Cream Cones
Imagine you’re walking down the street. Something catches your nose. Waffles. Waffle cones? Yep. It’s an ice cream shop. The tantalizing aroma almost pulls you right in.
Now you can have the same thing, at home, with your panini press. Panini Happy’s ice cream cone recipe is a unique and tasty treat for you to test out on the panini press
8. Shredded Panini Press Hash Browns
Shredded hashbrowns. Because, why not, right? If you’re a breakfast lover, then feast your eyes on this.
It’s a perfect little secret hashbrown recipe from Good Cheap Eats.
9. Grilled Smashed Potatoes
This is one of my favorite little snacks (and one of the easiest as it doesn’t require many ingredients). Turn your potatoes into an extremely satisfying snack with this smashed potatoes recipe from Panini Happy.
10. Grilled Salmon & Asparagus
If you’re wanting to get really healthy (and eat something delicious)… then you’ll love this recipe by Everyday Sandwich for grilled salmon and asparagus!
Impress your partner with this recipe. You’ll love the look in their eyes when you tell them you did it all on a panini press.
11. Sandwich Maker Frittata
Note: This recipe only works for sandwich makers with triangle well plates. You’ve seen the hashbrowns recipe. Now, leave that frying pan alone and whip up an omelet on your sandwich maker.
With the triangle wells, your sandwich maker creates a perfectly shaped omelet ready for breakfast. Thanks to Nigerian Food TV, you can see exactly how to make it!
12. Panini Grill Bacon Strips
First, the hashbrowns, then the omelet. Could we really leave you hanging… without your bacon?
Lucky for you, Panini Happy shows you how to make the perfectly crispy bacon strips to go right along with your gourmet breakfast.