A hot pressed panini filled with little gem lettuce and falafel


Get ready for a delicious and satisfying meal with this recipe for a hot pressed panini filled with little gem lettuce and falafel. This sandwich packs in a combination of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds satisfied. The crisp and crunchy falafel provides a savory base for the delicate and crisp little gem lettuce. All of these flavors are brought together between two slices of hot, toasted bread. This dish is perfect for a quick and easy lunch or dinner option, and is sure to become a staple in your recipe collection.


  • 4 large pitas or ciabatta rolls, sliced in half
  • 4 Little gem lettuce leaves, washed and dried
  • 8 falafel balls, cooked and warm
  • 1/2 cup hummus
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat a panini press or a griddle on medium heat.
  • Spread hummus on each half of the pita or ciabatta roll.
  • Place 2 Little gem lettuce leaves on the bottom half of each roll.
  • Place 2 falafel balls on top of the lettuce on each roll.
  • Sprinkle sliced red onions on top of the falafel.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper on top of the onions.
  • Top each roll with the other half of the pita or ciabatta roll.
  • Place the assembled paninis on the panini press or griddle.
  • Close the press or cover the griddle with a lid and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

IMPORTANT: As this is an AI generated recipe, the results may not be satisfactory, or more importantly, not even be edible. With that in mind, if you do decide to follow this recipe and directions exactly, make sure that the result is safe to eat before you eat it.