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Mrs. Fancy Pants Turkey Bacon Panini

Forget boring turkey sandwiches. This one combines turkey, crispy bacon, sweet pear, creamy havarti cheese, fig jam on buttery sourdough bread.
Course Sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 8 Slices Sourdough Bread
  • 3/4 lb. Turkey Breast
  • 8 Slices Bacon cooked until crisp
  • 4 Slices Havarti or White Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Bosc Pear
  • 1/4 cup Arugula
  • 4 Tablespoons Fig Spread
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter


  1. Cook bacon until crispy in either skillet or in oven on greased baking sheet at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  2. Spread fig spread on each piece of bread. Layer turkey, bacon, cheese, and pear on bread. Spread butter on each side of bread.
  3. Cook the sandwiches in the preheated panini grill or in heated skillet until crispy and golden brown, about 5 minutes. Place arugula in sandwich and serve immediately.