That's my goal for this year too. You can also make this chicken bacon ranch sandwich in a skillet. I used sliced, fresh chicken that I found in the lunch meat aisle of my grocery store. Then we add our favorite toppings and tah-dah! Butter the outside of the bread but do not put any dressings and sauces on the other side of the bread. And just like that, it’s January! I MUST EAT ALL THE CHICKEN today! Remove from press or skillet and enjoy! Wishing you plenty more in-the-moment living and less forward planning this year! This panini looks delicious ! Place the chicken breast on top of the bread. And, it’s a panini. This sandwich is delicious! Time does go by so fast. Yes! Tomato, Avocado, & Mozzarella Grilled Cheese. Life just gets in the way too much! And the cheese. One tip we want to give you for this chicken bacon ranch panini is to make sure and put your dressings and sauces on top of the meat with cheese or veggies on the top of the dressings and sauces. Spread a little ranch dressing onto each slice of bread. Loaded with tender chunks of chicken, crisp bacon, fresh spinach, Havarti cheese, and a garlic ranch dressing, this sandwich is packed with flavor and makes the perfect, easy meal! Yum! Last year one of them was to read more and that seemed to work and it's to increase it even more this year. Life has been moving so quickly! It makes a great weeknight …, Chocolate Snack Bars are a yummy way to fill hungry tummies throughout the …, Beef & Broccoli is such a yummy comfort food. Take it from us, we have had a couple of hot messes in the past! Love 30-minute Thursdays! I could eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With fall having arrived and winter close on its heels, there is nothing like a hot, delicious beverage …, This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, red pepper, and the blackening seasoning. For all its simplicity, this panini really turned into something yummy! If you put too much on, it will make the bread soft, which then makes it messy and may fall apart. Add spinach leaves, chicken, cheese, bacon, and tomato to one slice of bread. Thanks for the sandwich love, Liz! I love easy meals like this, sounds good Gayle! To assemble the sandwiches, spread a generous amount of mustard on one half of the bread. So quick and perfect when I don't feel like spending all day in the kitchen. I feel like the last few months have been pushed through like the fast forward feature on TV and DVDs…everything is going 3 times the speed and not slowing down! It’ll make you feel inventive and nifty. Just grill the sandwich in the skillet with a second (heavy) skillet on top of it to press it together. Place second slice of bread on top and spread softened butter over it. "Live in the moment" <-- SO much YES to all of this! Maybe you like onion; a slice of red onion would compliment this nicely. I for real want this for breakfast now and I don't even care that it's not even 7am yet!! And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques. …, Sydney and I had lunch at this really neat pub & grill out in the country. Chicken Bacon Cheese Ranch Dressing. Press panini maker together and grill for 3-4 minutes, or until bread is golden on the outside and melted on the inside. Add spinach leaves, chicken, cheese, bacon, and tomato to one slice of bread. Haaaaaaappy New Year! Thanks for the panini love and sweet comment, friend! I think I would try the BBQ sauce instead of Ranch on mine. Your email address will not be published. This panini looks amazing!