Three Grilled Cheese Sandwiches With a Twist
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SWISS APPLE GRILLED CHEESE
1 deli slice Alpine Lace Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese
2 slices Orowheat 100% whole wheat bread
2 tsp. Smart Balance Original
½ Granny Smith apple thinly sliced
TOTAL: 363 calories; 5.5 g saturated fat; 16 g protein; 7 g fiber
TRADITIONAL GRILLED CHEESE WITH A CINNAMON TWIST
1 slice Sargento Reduced Fat Medium Cheddar Cheese
2 slices Ezekiel Cinnamon and Raisin Bread
2 tsp. butter
TOTAL: 286 calories; 7.5 g saturated fat; 12 g protein; 4 g fiber
KILLER MEDITERRANEAN GRILLED CHEESE
1 slice Sargento Mozzarella Cheese
2 slices Dave’s Killer 21 Whole Grains and Seeds Bread
2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 slices large fresh tomato
2 Tbsp. sliced black olives
TOTAL: 415 calories; 4.5 g saturated fat; 15 g protein; 10 g fiber
- Choose 100% whole wheat or 100% whole grain breads.
- By spreading butter, oil or spread on the bread directly, and then browning the sliced bread on skillet, less will be used.
- When using a higher saturated fat option such as butter on the bread, use small amounts and choose a reduced fat cheese option to balance out the saturated fat total.
Recipe provided by Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services.