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Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 sandwich
You don't have to go to a cafe to order a panini. Try this classic sandwich at home.
|plus 1 tsp balsamic vinegar||1 Tbsp|
|canola oil||5 tsp|
|medium garlic cloves, minced||2|
|of 16oz multigrain Italian bread, halved lengthwise, and then each half cut into||0.50|
|medium whole green onions, finely chopped||2|
|(1/2 oz) loosely packed fresh spinach leaves||1 cup|
|lb deli-sliced oven roasted turkey breast||0.25|
|medium tomato, cut into 8 slices||1|
|thin slices (3 oz total) reduced-fat Swiss cheese||4|
|Canola cooking spray|
|halved strawberries||3 cups|
Combine vinegar, 4 teaspoons canola oil, and garlic in a small bowl. Stir until well blended. Drizzle one side of each bread slice with vinegar mixture and top four bread slices (oil side up) with equal amounts of filling ingredients in the order listed, beginning with green onions. Top with remaining bread slices (oil side down) and press down slightly.2:
Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray, add 1/2 teaspoon of oil, tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly, and place over medium heat. Add 2 sandwiches, then place dinner plate and 4 bread plates on top of the sandwiches. Cook 4 minutes, turn sandwiches, top with plates, and cook 2-3 minutes or until cheese melts.3:
Place on a serving platter, cover with foil to keep warm, repeat with remaining 1/2 teaspoon canola oil and two sandwiches. Serve with strawberry halves on the side.
|Calories from Fat 110|
|Total Fat 12g|
|Saturated Fat 2g|
|Dietary Fiber 7g|
|Vitamin A n/a|
|Vitamin C n/a|
|Folic Acid n/a|
|Dietary Exchange 1 1/2 Starch 1/2 Fruit 1 Vegetable 2 Lean Meat 1 1/2 Fat|
The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen
American Diabetes Association
Bring the taste of fresh, natural ingredients and wholesome meals to your table. Featuring 151 recipes made with canola oil - one of the healthiest cooking oils available - this cookbook will allow you to serve dishes that are low in saturated fat and cholesterol but high in flavor in no time. It's just what the doctor, and your inner chef, ordered.
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