Avocado Veggie Panini Recipe

Avocado Veggie Panini

Spice up your lunch with this easy Avocado Veggie Panini recipe, loaded with fresh vegetables and creamy avocado. A simple, healthy, and delicious sandwich you can make in minutes!

Hello friend! Today we are going to whip up a delicious vegetarian panini. Trust me, this isn’t your average sandwich – we are going gourmet with a creamy avocado spread and vibrant veggies.

Let’s get cooking!

Utensils You Need

Here are the tools you need to create this culinary masterpiece:

  1. Cutting board
  2. Knife
  3. Mixing bowl
  4. Fork
  5. Panini press or skillet
Avocado Veggie Panini

Avocado Veggie Panini

A delicious vegetarian panini filled with fresh vegetables, creamy avocado spread, and melted cheese.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2 paninis
Calories 350 kcal


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices of bread sourdough, whole wheat, or your favorite type
  • ½ cup sliced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup sliced cucumbers
  • A handful of fresh spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese optional


  • In a mixing bowl, mash the avocado with a fork until smooth.
  • Add lemon juice, salt, and pepper to the mashed avocado and mix well.
  • Spread the avocado mixture evenly on two slices of bread.
  • Layer the tomatoes, red onion, cucumbers, spinach, and cheese (if using) on top of the avocado spread.
  • Top with the remaining slices of bread.
  • Preheat a panini press or skillet over medium heat.
  • Grill the paninis for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  • Remove from heat, cut in half, and serve warm.


For extra flavor, you can add a drizzle of olive oil or balsamic glaze to your panini.
If you don’t have a panini press, you can use a skillet and press down on the sandwich with a spatula while it cooks.
Feel free to experiment with different vegetables and cheeses to create your own unique panini combinations.
Keyword avocado, easy, healthy, Lunch, panini, quick, sandwich, vegetarian

Alternative Ingredients

If you don’t have all the ingredients listed above, don’t worry! You can swap them out for these alternatives:

Mozzarella cheeseCheddar cheese, provolone cheese, or feta cheese
Red onionYellow onion or green onion
CucumbersBell peppers or zucchini
SpinachArugula or kale

What to Serve with Avocado Veggie Panini

This panini is a complete meal in itself, but you can pair it with a side salad or a cup of soup for a more filling lunch. A refreshing fruit salad or a smoothie would also complement the flavors of the panini.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this panini ahead of time?

It’s best to assemble and grill the panini just before serving to keep the bread crispy and the vegetables fresh. However, you can prepare the avocado spread and chop the vegetables in advance to save time.

Can I use a different type of bread?

Absolutely! You can use any type of bread you like, such as sourdough, whole wheat, multigrain, or even gluten-free bread.

Can I add grilled chicken or tofu to this panini?

Definitely! Grilled chicken or tofu would be a great addition to this panini for extra protein and flavor.

Can I use vegan cheese instead of mozzarella?

Of course! There are many delicious vegan cheese options available that would melt beautifully in this panini.

Is this recipe healthy?

Yes, this panini is packed with healthy fats from the avocado, fiber from the vegetables, and protein from the cheese (if using). It’s a nutritious and satisfying meal option.

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