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Roast Beef Panini with Caramelized Shallots and Snøfrisk


Roast Beef Panini with Caramelized Shallots and Snøfrisk

Tangy, smooth, and spreadable, Norwegian fresh cheese Snøfrisk adds a wonderful layer of creaminess to a savory sandwich. For an extra kick, mix 2 tablespoons of prepared horseradish into the Snøfrisk beforehand.
Servings 4


  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 6 large shallots thinly sliced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 thick slices sourdough bread
  • 1 container Snøfrisk 4.4 ounces
  • pounds thinly-sliced roast beef
  • tablespoons finely-shredded horseradish root
  • 1 pinch salt and white pepper to taste


  • ► Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the sliced shallots; cook and stir until very tender and golden-brown, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  • ► Preheat a panini press according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • ► Divide the roast beef to top 4 slices of the bread, then spread shallots over the roast beef.
  • ► Spread a layer of Snofrisk over remaining bread slices. Place slices on top of the roast beef and shallots.
  • ► Brush each side of each sandwich with remaining tablespoons of softened butter. Grill sandwiches on the preheated press until bread is golden and crisp.
  • ► Cut each sandwich in half and serve immediately.
Sponsored by Norseland.

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