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Pesto Mozarella Pine Nut Panini Sandwich

Pesto, Toasted Pine Nut, & Mozzarella Panini Sandwich Recipe

Housewives of Frederick County, LLC
A delicious alternative to the boring sandwich, this Weight Watchers friendly panini sandwich recipe will wake up your taste buds with toasted pine nuts, pesto, and mozzarella cheese!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people


  • Panini Press


  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp prepared pesto
  • 4 oz part-skim mozzarella, I used shredded
  • 4 slices whole wheat artisan bread


  • Spray some Pam (non-stick spray) in a skillet and set it on medium heat.
  • Toast the pine nuts in the skillet, turning with a spatula, until they turn golden brown.
  • Spread the pesto on 2 slices of bread.
  • Layer each slice with the mozzarella cheese.
  • Sprinkle the toasted pine nuts on top.
  • Top with the remaining slices of bread.
  • On the preheated skillet, add more Pam and grill both sides of the sandwich until the cheese has melted and the bread is a golden brown.


10 Weight Watchers Points per panini sandwich
Keyword mozzarella, panini, panini sandwich, pesto, toasted pine nuts