Roasted Sweet Potato Paninis

Roasted Sweet Potato Paninis

Makes 2


8 oz. raw sweet potato, peeled and sliced ¼" thick
- Kowalski's Extra Virgin Olive Oil, as needed
- kosher salt and freshly ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste
2 Kowalski's Panini or Bella Rolls (from the Bakery Department), prebaked or baked according to pkg. directions
- Lime Aioli (recipe below), to taste
- fresh cilantro, chopped, to taste
1 ½ (approx.) roasted red peppers, sliced into wide strips
- green cherry peppers, thinly sliced and seeded, to taste
- fresh cilantro, chopped, to taste
- Stonewall Kitchen Roasted Garlic Onion Jam, to taste
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  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Toss potatoes with olive oil until lightly coated; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Roast potatoes on a parchment-lined baking sheet in preheated oven until edges are browned and potatoes are fork-tender (about 20 min.), turning once.
  4. Preheat a nonstick skillet or griddle to medium heat.
  5. Cut each roll in half horizontally; spread aioli evenly on bottom half of each roll.
  6. Layer bottom of sandwiches evenly with potatoes; top potatoes evenly with red peppers, cherry peppers and cilantro.
  7. Spread jam on top half of each roll; place top rolls over sandwich fillings.
  8. Brush exterior of rolls lightly with olive oil; place sandwiches on preheated skillet or griddle. Cook sandwiches on first side until bottom is dark golden-brown (about 2 min.); flip and repeat. If needed, reduce heat slightly and continue cooking, flipping occasionally, until fillings are hot.
  9. Cut each sandwich in half on the diagonal; serve immediately.


LIME AIOLI: In a small mixing bowl, stir 2 tsp. freshly grated lime zest, 1 tsp. freshly squeezed lime juice and ¾ tsp. Kowalski's Pure Honey into ¼ cup mayonnaise. Season with ¼ tsp. each ground cumin, chipotle chile powder, kosher salt and freshly ground Kowalski’s Black Peppercorns. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 2 days.

Find It!

  • Find cherry peppers and jarred roasted red peppers near the pickles in the condiment aisle.
  • Kowalski's Panini Rolls are also available in packages near the sandwich and burger buns in the Bakery Department.
  • Find Stonewall Kitchen products in the Deli Department. Selection and availability vary by market.

Tasty Tip:

  • Try this sandwich with cheese and crispy bacon or prosciutto.