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Turkey & Tomato Panini

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| Servings: 4


  • 3 tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 3 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
  • ounces thinly sliced reduced-sodium deli turkey
  • 8 tomato slices
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil


  1. Have four 15-ounce cans (for weight) and a medium skillet (not non-stick) ready by the stove 
  2. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, parmesan, basil, lemon juice, and pepper in a small bowl
  3. Spread about 2 teaspoons of the mixture on each slice of bread
  4. Divide turkey and tomato slice among 4 slice of  bread:  top with the remaining bread 
  5. Heat 1 teaspoon canola oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat 
  6. Place 2 panini  in the pan and place the medium skillet on the top panini, then weight down with the cans
  7. Cook the panini until golden on one side, about 2 minutes.  Then then 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 minute more.
  8. Repeat with another 1 teaspoon oil and the remaining Paninis

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