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Chicken Florentine Panini

Ingredients

  • 1 13.8-oz. can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
  • 1 9-oz. pkg. Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar cider, red wine or balsamic
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 4 4-inch slices provolone cheese

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough; place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Starting at center, press out dough to edges of pan. Bake at 375°F. for 10 minutes. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • Meanwhile, cook spinach as directed on package. Drain well; squeeze dry with paper towels.
  • In small bowl, combine mayonnaise and 1 of the garlic cloves; mix well. Refrigerate.
  • Heat oil in small saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add sugar and vinegar. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until most of liquid has evaporated, stirring occasionally.
  • To flatten each chicken breast half, place, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Sprinkle chicken with Italian seasoning and minced garlic.
  • Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 8 minutes or until browned, fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • Cut cooled pizza crust into 4 rectangles. Remove rectangles from pan; spread each with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture. Top 2 rectangles with chicken, spinach, onion mixture, cheese and remaining crust rectangles, mayonnaise side down.
  • Heat large skillet or cast iron skillet over medium heat until hot. Place sandwiches in skillet. Place smaller skillet on sandwiches to flatten slightly. Cook about 1 to 2 minutes or until crisp and heated, turning once. Cut each warm sandwich into quarters.