Blackberry, Tavern Ham & Melted Mozzarella Panini

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  • 3 oz. 3 oz. Dietz and Watson Mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 5 5 Thin slices of Dietz and Watson Tavern Ham
  • 2 Large fresh basil leaves, cut into thin ribbons
  • 1/4 cup Blackberries, slightly mashed or sliced
  • 2 slices Multigrain or whole wheat bread
  • 1 tbsp Butter, softened, (If Needed For Non-Stick)


  1. 1 Mash or slice blackberries and basil leaves in bowl.
  2. 2 Spread 1 side of each piece of bread with a thin layer of blackberry mash jelly.
  3. 3 Cover half the pieces with 1.5 oz mozzarella slices, evenly distributing all the mozzarella across the bottom slice.
  4. 4 Top mozzarella with sliced basil leaves, and 5 slices of Tavern Ham. Place remaining mozzarella slices on top of ham, and spread the remaining blackberry mash jelly on top slice of bread.
  5. 5 Brush outside of bread slices with melted butter. (If needed)
  6. 6 Cook, on a heated Panini press until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes or until golden brown and the cheese has melted.