Grilled Cheddar with Apples

grilled-cheese Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 4 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 8 thin slices seeded whole-grain multigrain bread
  • 4 teaspoons grainy Dijon mustard
  • 4 ounces sharp Cheddar, grated (1 cup)
  • 1 medium apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 ounces baby spinach leaves (1 cup)


1. Place a heavy skillet over low heat.

2. Spread 1/2 tsp. mayonnaise on each bread slice and 1/2 tsp. mustard on other side. Sprinkle half of cheese over mustard side of 4 slices. Add apple, spinach and remaining cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, mustard-side down.

3. Put 2 sandwiches in skillet; weigh down with another skillet. Cook until toasted, about 3 minutes. Turn sandwiches over, weigh down again and cook until cheese melts, about 3 minutes more. Transfer to a plate. Repeat to make other 2 sandwiches.

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  • Yield: Yield: 4 sandwiches (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 325
Fat per serving: 16g
Saturated fat per serving: 7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 13g
Carbohydrate per serving: 30g
Fiber per serving: 5g
Cholesterol per serving: 32mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 562mg
Calcium per serving: 269mg

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