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Chicken Cordon “Blue” Panini

Serves a delicious and quick dinner, too.

Make any kid smile with this lunch box special.


  • 4 soft sandwich rolls
  • 1 1/3 cups white meat rotisserie chicken, chopped
  • 4 slices deli-sliced ham
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • Carrot and celery sticks, to serve alongside


  1. Ask a grown-up helper (GH) to pre-heat a panini press.
  2. Place the roll bottoms on a work surface and top with the chicken and ham.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the cheese and ranch dressing and spread on the cut-side of the roll tops.
  4. Cover the sandwiches with the roll tops and ask your GH to place them in the panini press. Cook for 3-4 minutes, then cut the paninis in half and serve with the veggie sticks.