Patrick Cudahy

The Official Bacon of the Green Bay Packers.

Panino Italiano

Panino Italiano

Prep Time

10 mins

Total Time

18 mins




  • 1/4 cup tomato or basil pesto
  • 8 slices sturdy Italian bread
  • 1/2 pound (about 16 slices) Patrick Cudahy? Genoa Salami
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 pound (about 16 slices) Patrick Cudahy? Pepperoni
  • 4 thin slices red onion, separated into rings
  • Olive oil


  • Heat a panini maker or have a ridged grill or nonstick skillet ready. Spread pesto evenly over one side of each slice bread. Layer salami, cheese, spinach, pepperoni and onion rings over 4 slices of the bread. Close sandwiches with remaining bread pesto sides down. Brush olive oil lightly over both sides of sandwiches. Cook in panini maker 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and heated through. Or, cook 3 to 4 minutes per side in a ridged grill pan or nonstick skillet over medium heat.