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Potato Frittata Sandwiches With Roasted Red Peppers

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  Red bell peppers 4 Large
  Eggs 6
  Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking potatoes 12 Ounce, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick (2 Medium Sized)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Garlic olive mayonnaise 4 Tablespoon
  Bread slices 8 Large, lightly toasted (Portuguese Bread / Round Peasant Bread)

1. Roast the peppers directly over a gas flame or under the broiler as close to the heat as possible, turning until charred all over. Place the peppers in a bag and let steam for 10 minutes. Peel the peppers and remove the cores, seeds and ribs. Cut the peppers into 1/2-inch slices and set aside. (The peppers can be roasted several days ahead and stored whole, but cored and seeded, in the refrigerator.)
2. In a medium bowl, combine the eggs with the cream, salt and black pepper. Beat lightly until blended.
3. In a medium saucepan, cook the potatoes in boiling water over moderately high heat until tender, about 10 minutes; drain well.
4. Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the olive oil over moderate heat. Add the onion, reduce the heat to low and cook until it is softened and golden, about 12 minutes.
5. Increase the heat to high and add the remaining 1/4 cup olive oil. Stir in the potatoes. Add the beaten eggs and tilt the pan to evenly distribute.
6. Transfer to the oven and bake the frittata until firm to the touch, about 12 minutes. Return the skillet to high heat for about 30 seconds, shaking to loosen the frittata. Slide onto a very large plate or cutting board and let cool slightly. Cut the frittata into 4 lengthwise strips, then halve the strips crosswise.
7. Spread a tablespoon or two of the Garlic-Olive Mayonnaise on 4 of the toast slices. Top the remaining toast with the frittata slices and the roasted pepper strips and put the sandwiches together. Serve the sandwiches warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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