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Panini & Potatoes


Now that we`re over the Easter break it`s time to hop right back on track. Monday I really didn`t feel like cooking a real meal so I opted for sandwiches. I made Turkey-Ham-Cheddar-Avocado Panini`s. Normally we`d have potato chips or french fries on the side, but I made smashed potatoes instead that I found on the back of 'Compliments Brand Red Petites Potatoes'

Roasted Smashed Greek Potatoes
  • 2lbs red mini potatoes
  • 1 head garlic, peeled
  • 4 sprigs oregano
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Toss raw potatoes together with garlic, 2 sprigs of oregano, olive oil, saltand pepper in a roasting pan. roast in a 400 degree F oven until tender, about 40 minuntes. Transfer to a bowl and lightly smash potatoes. Stir in feta cheese, remaining leaves of oregnao and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

I can`t believe that I made potatoes without butter! And I can`t believe that they turned out tasty and overall was a better choice than deep fried fries. The panini was good as well. I really, really, REALLY would`ve loved bacon on it, but for health`s sake I`m glad I left the bacon sitting on the shelf at the grocery store this time.

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