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Grown-Up Grilled Cheese

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 6 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4

    Servings

  • 429 Calories
  • 19g Fat
  • 52g Carbs
  • 19g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 4 Servings
  • 429 Calories
  • 19g Fat
  • 52g Carbs
  • 19g Protein
  • 21 Mins Total Time
  • 1 Medium Red Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • ½ Tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 oz Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 8 Slices Hearty White Bread
  • 2 Cups Fresh Spinach Leaves
  • 1 Tomato, sliced into 8 thin slices
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, softened and divided
Recipe adapted from myrecipes.com

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 4 Servings
  • 429 Calories
  • 19g Fat
  • 52g Carbs
  • 19g Protein
  • 21 Mins Total Time
  • 1

    Cook Onion & Garlic Spray skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-low heat. Add ½ Tsp olive oil. When oil shimmers, add the onions and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes or until onions are golden brown, stirring occasionally. When onions are finished cooking, place in a bowl.

  • 2

    Add Bread, Cheese, & Toppings to Skillet Continue to heat skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly butter 4 slices of bread and lay butter side down in the hot skillet. Working quickly, top each slice with 1 oz shredded cheese (about 2 Tbsp), ½ cup spinach, 2 tomato slices, and 2 Tbsp onion mixture.

  • 3

    Finish Cooking Sandwiches While cheese melts, butter the remaining 4 slices of bread and top sandwiches, butter side up. Once the bottom bread slice is toasted and the cheese has begun to melt, about three minutes, flip each sandwich and toast the remaining bread slice. Serve immediately.

Recipe adapted from myrecipes.com

Allergen Swap

  • GGluten

    Swap traditional bread for gluten-free bread.

  • DDairy

    Use a dairy-free cheese.

Breathe Better Food Tip

  • Heartburn/GERD

    Onions have the potential for causing heartburn. If you find you’re sensitive to onions, omit.

  • Salicylates

    Tomatoes and spinach can be high in salicylates. If you find you’re sensitive to salicylates, omit these ingredients.

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