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Cannellini Bean & Tuna Salad Panini
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Cannellini Bean & Tuna Salad Panini

Cannellini Bean & Tuna Salad Panini

Make a mash up (literally & figuratively) of two delicious and high protein ingredients - and then grill for maximum flavor. Get eating! Makes 2 grilled sandwiches


  • 8oz canned Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can tuna in water, drained
  • 1/4 red onion, finely diced
  • 4 tablespoons Kewpie (Japanese) or normal mayo
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • pinch Kosher salt
  • 4 grinds fresh black pepper
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 slices Munster cheese
  • salted butter
  • 4 slices ripe tomatoes
  • 4 slices Sourdough bread


  1. Preheat griddle pan, or a skillet on medium heat
  2. In medium bowl smash up tuna and beans roughly, not smooth
  3. Mix in garlic, mayo, red onion, red pepper flakes, Kosher salt and pepper
  4. Get layering: Bread, cheese, mixture, tomato, cheese, bread, butter the top
  5. Place butter side down on griddle/skillet, press down, cook 1 minute, turn same side 90 degrees cook 1 minute (to make it pretty), butter top then flip and repeat.