Photographer: Burris, Ken
Publish Date: 2008-11-01
Yield: 4 servings
Total Time: 25 minutes
Prep Time: 25 minutes
A creamy spread full of Parmesan and fresh basil cozies up to turkey and summer-ripe tomato slices for a savory hot sandwich that will quickly become a go-to mealtime solution.
- 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 8 slices whole-wheat bread
- 8 ounces thinly sliced reduced-sodium deli turkey
- 8 tomato slices
- 2 teaspoons canola oil
- Have four 15-ounce cans and a medium skillet (not nonstick) ready by the stove.
- Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, Parmesan, basil, lemon juice and pepper in a small bowl. Spread about 2 teaspoons of the mixture on each slice of bread. Divide turkey and tomato slices among 4 slices of bread; top with the remaining bread.
- Heat 1 teaspoon canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place 2 panini in the pan. Place the medium skillet on top of the panini, then weigh it down with the cans. Cook the panini until golden on one side, about 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium-low, flip the panini, replace the top skillet and cans, and cook until the second side is golden, 1 to 3 minutes more. Repeat with another 1 teaspoon oil and the remaining panini.
Per serving: 272 calories; 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 1g mono unsaturated fat); 27 mg cholesterol; 36 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 5 g fiber; 680 mg sodium; 118 mg potassium
Nutrtion Bonus: Fiber (20% daily value), Calcium & Iron (15% dv).
Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat
Carbohydrate Servings: 2
- Degree of Difficulty
- Special Health Consideration(s)
- Low Calorie
- High Fiber
- Low Sat Fat
- Low Cholesterol
- Heart Healthy
- Healthy Weight
- Seasons & Occassions
- Main Ingredient(s)
- Dairy & Soy
- Dairy & Soy
- Dish Type(s)
- Main Dish
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