Manly Man Mac n' Tack Panini
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Yield: 2 Sandwiches
  • 2 Chibatta Rolls - cut in 1/2 horizontally
  • 2 TBS . Butter - melted
  • 1 1/2 Cups Mac n' Cheese (slightly reheated in the microwave for a few minutes)
  • 4 Oz . French Fries - cooked
  • 12 Thin Slices of Roast Beef (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise - or to taste
  • 2 tsp . Prepared Horseradish
  • Salt & Pepper - to taste
  1. Preheat a Panini press, large skillet, or grill pan over medium high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix Mayonnaise with Prepared Horseradish. Set aside.
  3. While Panini press is preheating, assemble sandwiches. Place one slice of Chibatta on a clean work surface and brush with 1/2 TBS. melted butter. Flip upside down (so buttered side is face down on work surface).
  4. Smear 1/4th of the Horseradish Mayonnaise on the non-buttered side of the bread.
  5. Top with 1/2 of the Roast Beef slices (6 slices), 1/2 of the Mac n' Cheese (3/4 Cup), and 1/2 of the Cooked French Fries (2 Oz.).
  6. Season with Salt and Pepper to taste.
  7. Smear another 1/4th of the Horseradish Mayonnaise on the opposite slice of bread. Place on top of sandwich.
  8. Spread 1/2 TBS. melted butter on top of bread.
  9. Repeat process to assemble second sandwich.
  10. Place both sandwiches on the preheated panini press. Cook, about 5 minutes, or until the bread is evenly toasted.
  11. Cut in half and serve with plenty of napkins.