Fig, Brussels Sprouts and Manchego Panini
  • 8 slices Italian bread
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil plus more for brushing bread
  • 2 cups shredded brussels sprouts
  • juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 cup fig butter or fig jam
  • 2 cups shredded manchego cheese
  1. Set panini maker to medium heat. Toss brussels sprouts with 1 tablespoon olive oil and lemon juice. Brush 1 side of 2 pieces of bread. On 1 piece of bread spread 1 tablespoon fig butter. Top with 2 tablespoons brussels sprouts and 2 tablespoons of cheese. Top with another piece of bread and put in panini maker for about 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and outside is crisp. Repeat with remaining bread to make a total of 4 sandwiches.
Recipe by Vegging on the Mountain at