Breville SG620XL, SG820XL User Manual

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2-in-1 & Maxi 2-in-1 Panini Press

Italian style snacks and sandwiches in minutes

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

AND RECIPE BOOK

Model SG620XL/SG820XL

CONTENTS

 

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Introduction

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Breville Recommends Safety First

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Know your Breville Panini Press

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Operating Your Breville Panini Press

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Toasting Open Sandwich ‘Melts’

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Hints for Best Results

8

Care and Cleaning

9

Recipes

 

Savory Sandwiches

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Dessert-Style Sandwiches

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Maxi 2-in-1 & Maxi 2-in-1 Panini Press

Congratulations

on your purchase of your new Breville® Panini Press™

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BREVILLE RECOMMENDS SAFETY FIRST

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS.

We at Breville design and manufacture consumer products with the safety of you, our valued customers, in mind. In addition we ask that you excercise a degree of care when using any electrical appliance and adhere to the following precautions;

READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS.

This appliance is for household use only. Do not use this appliance for other than its intended use. Do not use outdoors.

The appliance is not intended for use by young children without adult supervision.

Do not leave the appliance unattended when in use.

Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles.

Alwaysusetheapplianceonadry,levelsurface.

Do not place this appliance on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or where it could touch a heated oven.

Always provide adequate air circulation above and on all sides of appliance.

Onsurfaceswhereheatmaycauseaproblem, werecommendthatyouuseaninsulatingmat.

Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or counter, touch hot surfaces or become knotted.

Do not immerse cord, plug or appliance in water or any other liquid.

Always turn the power off and unplug before moving or cleaning appliance.

Donotuseharshabrasives,causticcleansers orovencleanerswhencleaningthisappliance.

Regularly inspect cord and appliance. If damaged, immediately stop use and contact Breville Customer Service 1-866-Breville.

This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to modify the plug in any way.

Your Breville appliance comes with the unique “Assist Plug”, conveniently designed with a finger hole in the power plug, for easy and safe removal from the outlet. For safety reasons it is recommended you plug your Breville appliance directly into the power outlet. Do not use in conjunction with a power strip or extension cord.

UNPLUG FROM OUTLET WHEN NOT IN USE AND BEFORE CLEANING. ALLOW TO COOL BEFORE PUTTING ON OR TAKING OFF PARTS, AND BEFORE CLEANING THE APPLIANCE.

THE USE OF ACCESSORY ATTACHMENTS NOT RECOMMENDED BY THE APPLIANCE MANUFACTURER MAY CAUSE INJURIES.

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KNOW YOUR BREVILLE PANINI PRESS

Unique concealed hinge.

Integrated ‘warm up’ and ‘ready’ lights indicate when the appliance is heating or ready to use.

1500 watts for fast heat up and quick toasting.

Quality non-stick flat cooking plates for crispy toasted results without the use of butter or margarine.

Features the unique Breville Assist Plug.

Easier to insert, easier

to remove. Convenient cord storage.

Registered design.

Non-skid feet.

Floating top plate automatically adjusts to thick or thin sandwiches.

Stylish professional chrome design looks great in any kitchen.

Locking storage lever slides to lock plates closed for upright storage.

Adjustable toast height Control for cooking open sandwich ‘melts’.

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OPERATING YOUR BREVILLE PANINI PRESS

BEFOREUSE,FULLYUNWINDTHE CORDFROMCORDSTORAGEARE

Your Panini Press features an adjustable toastheight control that allows you to fix the top plate into a range of positions above the bottom plate. You can use your Panini Press asan open toaster, ideal for toasting ‘melts.’ You can also toast sandwiches and snacks thatdon’t need the weight of the top plate.

1.Allow the Panini Press to pre-heat until the green ‘ready’ light turns on.

2.Place sandwich to be melted on bottom plate.

3.Move the toast height control lever on the right side of the Panini Press to desired height. (See Fig 2.)

4.Slowly lower the top plate until it rests on the height control lever.

5.The top plate will produce the desired heat to melt ingredients.

6.Toasting ‘melts’ should take approximately 3-4 minutes. Exact toasting time, however, is a matter of taste. It will also depend on the height of the top plate.

BEFORE USE

Remove any promotional labels and packing materials from the Panini Press.

Slide storage lever on the right side of the Panini Press handle backward to the open position. Check that the cooking plates are clean and free of dust. If necessary, wipe lightly with a damp cloth.

Make sure that the Panini Press is in the closed position for pre-heating.

1.Place on a flat, level surface. Insert the appliance plug into a 120V power outlet. The red power ‘on’ light will illuminate.

62. Allow the Panini Press to pre-heat in the closed position until the green ‘ready’ light illuminates.

3.While pre-heating, prepare the sandwich or snack and place it onto the bottom cooking plate. Always place sandwiches toward the rear of the bottom cooking plate.

Fig 1.

4.Close the top cooking plate. This plate has a floating hinge that is designed to evenly press down on the sandwich. (See Fig 1.)

5.Toasting should take approximately 6-10 minutes. Exact toasting time is a matter of taste. It also depends on the type of bread and filling used.

6.When the sandwich is cooked, open the lid. Remove it with the help of a plastic or wooden spatula. Never use metal tongs or a knife because these utensils can damage the non-stick coating.

The storage lever should not be used to clamp down the top plate when the sandwiches or

snacks are in the Panini Press. The weight of the top cooking plate will gradually press down the food during the cooking process. The toast height control can be moved to accommodate thick or thin melts by sliding the lever forward or backward along the arm. Always allow the Panini Press to pre-heat until the green ‘ready’ light illuminates. When using the Breville Panini Press for the first time, you may notice a fine smoke haze. This is caused by the heating of some of the components. Do not be concerned.

TOASTING OPEN SANDWICH ‘MELTS’

Your Panini Press features an Adjustable Toast Height Control feature which allows you to fix the top plate to a range of positions above the bottom plate. This allows your Panini Press to be used as an open toaster ideal for toasting open sandwich style ‘melts’. It can also be used for toasting sandwiches and snacks where you don’t need to apply the weight of the top plate.

1.Allow the Panini Press to preheat until the green ‘READY’ light illuminates.

2.Place sandwich to be melted on bottom plate.

3.Move the Toast Height Control clip on the right hand side of the Panini Press to the desired height. (See Fig 2.)

Fig 2.

4.Slowly lower the top plate until it rests on the height control clip.

5.The top plate will radiate the desired heat to melt ingredients such as cheese.

The Toast Height Control can be moved to accommodate thick or thin melts by sliding the clip forwards or backwards along the arm.

6.Toasting ‘melts’ should take approximately 4-5 minutes. However exact toasting time will be a matter of taste. It will also depend on the height of the top plate.

SHORT CORD INSTRUCTIONS

1.A short power-supply cord (or detachable power-supply cord) is to be provided to reduce the risk resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.

2.Longer detachable power-supply cords or extension cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in their use.

3.If a longer detachable power-supply cord or extension cord is used.

The marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance, and

The cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over unintentionally.

If the appliance is of the grounded type, the extension cord should be a grounding-type 3-wire cord.

FULLYUNWINDTHECORDFROMTHECORDSTORAGEFACILITYBEFOREUSE.

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HINTS FOR BEST RESULTS

BREAD

Most types of bread can be used; white, whole wheat, cracked wheat, whole grain, raisin bread and so on. The Panini Press is ideal for toasting focaccia, pita bread, baguettes as well as rolls. Raisin bread, brioche or other sweet breads which contain a high sugar content will tend to brown quicker.

REHEATING

If the sandwich is not being eaten immediately, place it on a paper napkin to absorb condensation. To keep for longer, place on a rack in an oven-proof dish to keep warm in a low oven, about 100˚C (200˚F). The sandwich will keep hot for up to 20 minutes this way, but will then begin to dry out.

FILLINGS

Try to use canned or pre-cooked fruit as fresh fruit may give off excessive juices when heated.

Be careful when biting into sandwiches containing fillings such as cheese and tomato or jam as they retain heat and can burn if eaten too quickly.

TOASTING BREAD

The unique flat plate design make the Panini Press ideal for toasting plain breads, and pita bread, without any fillings or spreads. Try toasting pita bread with jams for a great alternative to standard breads at breakfast.

FAT FREE SNACKS

Due to the non-stick cooled flat plate design, it is not necessary to use any butter or margarine on the outside of your toasted snacks.

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CARE AND CLEANING

Before cleaning, turn the power off at the power outlet and then remove the plug. Allow your Panini Press to cool slightly. The unit is easier to clean when slightly warm.

Always clean your Panini Press after each use to prevent a build up of baked on foods.

Wipe cooking plates with a soft cloth. If cooked on food is not removed by this method, reheat the unit for 1-2 minutes, then brush with a little oil or melted butter. Allow to stand for five minutes, then wipe with a damp cloth.

The cooking plates are coated with a non-stick surface, do not use abrasives.

Do not use spray-on nonstick coatings as this will effect the performance of the non-stick surface on the cooking plates.

TO STORE YOUR

PANINI PRESS:

1.Slide the storage clip towards the front handle so that the top and bottom cooking plates are locked together.

2.Wrap the cord in the cord storage area below the unit. (See Fig 3.)

Fig 3.

3. Store on a flat level surface.

The storage clip should not be used to clamp down the top plate when sandwiches are in the Panini Press.

DO NOT IMMERSE ANY PART OF THE BREVILLE PANINI PRESS IN

WATER OR ANY OTHER LIQUID.

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SAVORY PANINI SANDWICHES

HERBED OMELETTE SANDWICH

Serves 2

3 bacon slices

1 tablespoon (15ml) extra virgin olive oil

1 cup (or 4oz; 100g) button mushrooms, sliced

13 cup shallots, thinly sliced Freshly ground black pepper 3 eggs, lightly beaten

1 tablespoon freshly chopped herbs

14 cup thinly sliced roasted red pepper

1 large focaccia, halved

4oz (125g) sliced Swiss cheese

1.Preheat Panini Press for 10 minutes.

2.Meanwhile, fry bacon in a non-stick fry pan until crisp. Remove from pan and set aside. Sauté mushrooms and shallots in fry pan until any liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat.

3.Beat eggs lightly adding pepper and herbs. Pour mixture over mushrooms in pan. Return to medium heat and cook until eggs are set but soft in the center, approximately 3-5 minutes.

4.Roughly chop omelet. Cut each focaccia in half to form a sandwich. Fill the focaccia with omelet, red pepper, cheese and bacon.

5.Cook focaccia until golden, crisp and heated through, approximately 8 minutes.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with a mixed green salad.

GRILLED CHICKEN LAHVASH WITH MANGO & PINENUT MAYONNAISE

Serves 2-3

14 cup (56g) mayonnaise

2 teaspoons (10ml) chilli sauce

1 teaspoon (5ml) grated lime zest

2 teaspoons (10ml) lime juice

4oz (or 12 cup; 125g) canned mango pieces – drained

4 teaspoons toasted pine nuts

1 grilled boneless chicken breast – sliced thinly

2 sheets lahvash, (soft flat bread)

1 avocado, sliced

1.Preheat Panini Press for 10 minutes.

2.Combine mayonnaise, chilli sauce, zest, juice,mango, pine nuts and chicken.

3.Spread chicken mixture over each lahvash. Top with avocado and roll tightly.

4.Cook lahvash rolls until golden, crisp and heated through, approximately 8 minutes.

Serving Suggestion: Serve sliced on the diagonal with a mixed green salad.

SAVORY PANINI SANDWICHES cont’d

MEXICAN TORTILLAS

Serves 2-3

12 cup (125g) Mexican salsa

14 cup red kidney beans

1 tablespoon freshly snipped chives

14lb finely chopped chorizo sausage

8 fresh corn tortillas

12 cup (100g) tzatziki (yogurt dip with cucumber and garlic)

12 cup (100g) avocado dip

4oz (1 cup or 125g) mozzarella cheese, grated

12 cup (100g) sour cream

1.Preheat Panini Press for 10 minutes.

2.Combine salsa, beans, chives and sausage. Spoon mixture over 4 tortillas. Next place alternating layers of avocado dip and grated cheese on each tortilla. Finally use the last 4 tortillas to top the stacks. Be careful not overfill.

3.Cook tortillas until golden, crisp and heated through, approximately 8 minutes.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with sour cream and mixed green salad.

ITALIAN VEGETARIAN FOCACCIA SANDWICHES

Serves 2-3

3 small round cheese and olive focaccia

4 teaspoons (20ml) pesto

12 cup Italian (Roma) tomatoes, sliced 4oz (100g) bocconcini (fresh mozzarella)

cheese, drained and sliced

1 medium Spanish onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon (15ml) balsamic vinegar

4 teaspoons (20ml) extra virgin oil Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

1.Preheat Panini Press for 10 minutes.

2.Cut focaccia in half to form a sandwich. Spread with pesto. Fill with combined tomatoes, cheese, onions, vinegar, oil and seasonings.

3.Cook focaccia until golden, crisp and heated through, approximately 8 minutes.

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