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Roast Beef Potato Planks

 Roast Beef Potato Planks
For an appetizer that's more like a meal, I deep-fry potato slices and then top them with roast beef and cheese before baking. Sun-dried tomatoes add appealing color.—Michaela Rosenthal, Woodland Hills, California
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + standing Broil: 5 min.


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 1-1/2 pounds shaved deli roast beef
  • 1 pound white cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1/4-in. slices; cover with cold water
  • and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Drain potatoes and pat dry with paper towels. In an electric skillet
  • or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry potatoes, a few at a time,
  • for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove with a
  • slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  • Top potato slices with roast beef and cheese; place on a baking
  • sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese
  • is melted. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Spoon
  • over the tops. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 126 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.