Italian Autostrata Panini

Italian Autostrata Panini

Chef Mirabile says, "My daughter lived on these sandwiches as a easy and so good.
The combination of chocolate-hazelnut spread with mascarpone...A Match made in Italian Heaven!"

Author: Chef Jasper Mirabile, Jr.
Prep time:
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes


  • 2 slices Italian Bread
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons marscapone cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chocolate-hazelnut spread
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry preserves
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Butter


  1. Warm panini machine or saute pan. Spread butter on outside of bread.
  2. Spread one inside side of bread with mascarpone and the other with chocolate-hazelnut spread.
  3. Layer bananas on one half and preserves on the other.
  4. Place sandwich together and place on panini grill or in saute pan.
  5. Heat until bread is golden. Serve immediately.