Everything But the Kitchen Sink: Cooking With Just a Sandwich Maker

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Limited kitchen resources? Trying to avoid the frying pan? No worries, all you need is a sandwich maker to cook these delicious main dishes, and even dessert! Perfect for students in a dorm room, travellers, or a quick fix for busy parents.

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INDOOR GRILLED PINEAPPLE

Grilled Pineapple

This Grilled Pineapple is marinated with butter and sugar, then grilled indoors in a sandwich maker. An easy option for an after-school dorm room snack! Dress it up with Pavlova for a fancier dessert. 

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Note: If you don't have fresh pineapple, canned pineapple chunks work just as well. If using canned pineapple, the fruit will be more wet: Decrease the amount of melted butter, or omit completely, as the juice from the can will provide enough liquid.

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HOMEMADE VEGGIE BURGERS

VEGGIE BURGERS

Instead of frying this recipe for Veggie Burgers, grill them in the sandwich maker! The result is healthier, less greasy, and lighter, but still full of flavor. Bonus: It's a great way to use up leftover veggie juice pulp!  

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FRESH SALMON BURGER

Grilled salmon pattie

This delicious recipe for Jamie's Salmon Burger can also be made indoors! For a delicious twist, top with Mango Salsa!

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GRILLED CHEESE TORTILLA

Grilled cheese tortilla

Stuff your tortilla with any veggies, cheeses, and sauces you want, then stick it in the electric grill (sandwich maker), and lunch is ready in a few minutes! Great for a dorm room lunch or a quick fix at work.    

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GRILLED VEGETABLES WITH PESTO SANDWICH

Grilled Vegetable with Pesto Sandwich

Be creative with the vegetable you choose to grill for this recipe. All types of vegetables will pair well with the basil-based pesto.  Note: To save time, grill the veggies in the sandwich maker for a few minutes, then prepare the sandwich and grill all together.

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GRILLED TOFU WITH SPICE RUB

Grilled Tofu With Spice Rub

This recipe makes tofu a main component of any meal. Once drained well, tofu achieves a very firm, meat-like consistency and is incredible grilled, especially as it soaks up all the flavors of the rub. Note: Although this recipe calls for a grill pan, it can be made just as easily in a sandwich maker!

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