Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich Recipe

When you need a healthy after school snack or lunch sandwich, try a heart healthy natural peanut butter and banana panini. It’s a treat kids love.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 Tbsp reduced calorie trans fat free margarine, melted
  • 6 Tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 2 bananas cut into 5 or 6 thin, long strips
  • 2 Tbsp honey, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat panini press to 400°. If you don't have a panini press, heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Brush each side of bread with melted margarine. Spread peanut butter evenly over four slices of bread. Top each with banana slices, drizzle with 1-1/2 tsp honey. Then top with remaining slices of bread.
  3. Place on panini press, and cook until bread turns golden brown and is toasted. If using a skillet, cook until both sides are toasted golden brown, flipping as needed. Cut in half for lunch or quarters for snack.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
422
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    19g
    29%
  • Saturated Fat
    3g
    15%
  • Cholesterol
    0
    0%
  • Sodium
    307mg
    13%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    60g
    20%
  • Dietary Fiber
    8g
    32%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    14g
    28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.