Grilled Cheese and Fruit Sandwich
slices white or egg bread, cut 1/2 inch thick
tablespoons softened butter
cup fig or plum jam
ounces thinly sliced Havarti or Monterey Jack cheese
small pear or apple, thinly sliced
tablespoons sliced almonds or chopped pecans, toasted
- Spread one side of each bread slice lightly with softened butter. Spread other side of 4 of the bread slices with jam. Top jam side of bread with cheese. Top cheese with pear and almonds or pecans. Top with remaining bread slices, butter side up.
- Preheat an indoor electric grill. Place sandwiches on grill rack. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill sandwiches until bread is golden and cheese is melted. (For a covered grill, allow 3 to 4 minutes. For an uncovered grill, allow about 6 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling.) Or, place sandwiches on a griddle over medium heat. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted, turning once. Makes 4 sandwiches.
Nutrition Facts(Grilled Cheese and Fruit Sandwich)
- Per serving:
- 400 kcal cal.,
- 20 g fat
- (4 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 3 g monounsatured fat),
- 50 mg chol.,
- 528 mg sodium,
- 46 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 16 g sugar,
- 13 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet