August 29, 2011

Greek Style Panini

Good news is our area was not affected by hurricane Irene as much as predicted. We had gusty winds and heavy rain, but thank god we did not have power outages or flooding. So all is well that ends well..


Today is the last day of our week long Blogging marathon and keeping with the theme of "Cooking with 5 ingredients or less", I made this tasty and healthy panini. Another recipe from vegetarian times magazine. It turned out super simple to make, filling and tasty too.



Makes 1 sandwich
Ingredients:
Kaiser roll - 1, cut in half
Frozen spinach - 1/4 cup, thawed and excess water squeezed out
Feta cheese - 2tbsp
Jarred Roasted red pepper - 1, cut into thin strips
Hummus - 2tbsp (I used store-bought, but homemade would be even better)

Method:
  • In a small bowl, combine thawed spinach and feta cheese. Spread this mixture on the bottom roll and top it with the red pepper strips. Spread hummus on the top half of the roll.
  • Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Spray sandwich with cooking spray, set the sandwich on the skillet and weigh it down with something heavy or with heavy cast iron skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side until toasted and golden.
Serve with a side salad for a simple and filling meal.


Lets see what my fellow marathoners have been cooking for the final day of BM# 8. Thank you Valli for another round of blogging marathon. Looking forward to the next one.

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21 comments:

  1. That is a good one there!
    Glad you guys are safe.

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  2. ...it's raining right now...n the crispness of the Panini is tempting me to bite it....feel like making one rt away:)

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  3. Good to know that your area wasnt affected badly!

    panini looks very filling and nice.

    rajani

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  4. I am all for paninis....they are so quick and easy to make! and they are even filling too!....nice click and nice recipe!

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  5. Panini looks super filling and fabulous;.

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  6. Oh I LOVE paninis n your pics are making me crave for some right now ~ love all the ingredients going in there!
    USMasala

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  7. Paninis look delightful - would love to sink my teeth into one right away! glad that you missed the brunt of the storm - cheers, priya

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  8. Beautiful presentation and a yummy dish!!!!

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  9. Looks very simple, delicious and healthy...love it!!

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  10. delightful treat for everyone. looks yummy.

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  11. Glad you guys are safe.

    Sounds healthy and tasty.

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  12. Glad to know that you are all safe! It must have been a really tense weekend. And you still managed to stick to the BM, you are my blogging hero!

    Love the new template, and gorgeous photos! The panini looks tempting, and I really like kaiser rolls...crusty and moist all at once. I've been on the hunt for good sandwich options to carry for lunch, much easier than roti/rice & sabji.

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  13. This sandwich looks wonderful! I love anything with hummus, and recently received a panini press as a wedding gift. Can't wait to try this one out!

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  14. What an awesome panini! Drool-worthy!

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  15. Yummm! Pininis and sandwiches are great, especially for the school year! I love love love the crisp-ness of pininis!

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  16. Sorry for being so late Pavani, that's a beautiful plate as always..your pictures come so live! hope things are fine your end.

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  17. wow looks amazing please do send it to Flavours of Greece event.
    http://www.seduceyourtastebuds.blogspot.in/2013/04/flavors-of-greece-event-announcement.html

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