Ham and Cheese Pretzel Panini


Ham and Cheese Pretzel Panini

Ananda Eidelstein
This great for tailgating option is fun and delicious. For a tailgating “panini press,” stow a few bricks in your car. Wrap them in foil and use them to weigh down your sammies as you toast them on the grill.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 920 kcal


  • Grill


  • 16 Hanover Frozen Soft Pretzels Thawed
  • 16 slices deli ham
  • 16 slices dill Havarti cheese
  • Beer Mustard for dipping


  • Top 8 pretzels with the ham and cheese, dividing equally. Top with the remaining pretzels.
  • Prepare a grill for medium heat. Add the sandwiches and weigh them down with foil- wrapped bricks or a heavy ovenproof skillet.
  • Cover and grill until the cheese melts, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Serve the sandwiches with the beer mustard. 


Photography by Christopher Testani


Calories: 920kcalCarbohydrates: 160gProtein: 31gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 2531mgPotassium: 364mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 16IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 10mg
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