Cheesy Sweet Onion Panini

Cheesy Sweet Onion Paniniwith Truffle Fries

Chef Elana is completely unabashed about her favorite food: the humble grilled cheese sandwich. She loves playing around with this diner staple, always to very delicious results. In this classed-up version, caramelized leek and Vidalia onion add sweetness to the crisp yet melty panini which features not one but two cheeses: Gruyère and Fontina. Add, to round out this sensational dish, there's a mound of fragrant, crispy truffle fries. Welcome to cheese lovers' heaven.

  • Vegetarian
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By Chef Elana

By Chef Elana

Total Carb88g
Total Fat41g
Given the cook-at-home nature of Plated and natural variation in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details.

Ingredients & Equipment

What we send

  • unsalted butter
    unsalted butter
  • leek
  • russet potato
    russet potato
  • baby arugula
    baby arugula
  • sweet Vidalia onion
    sweet Vidalia onion
  • truffle zest
    truffle zest
  • sourdough bread
    sourdough bread
  • Dijon mustard
    Dijon mustard
  • shredded Fontina cheese
    shredded Fontina cheese
  • shredded Gruyère cheese
    shredded Gruyère cheese
  • parsley

What You'll Need

  • olive oil
  • water
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 12" large pan
  • baking sheet
  • 10" medium heavy pan (optional)