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Apple-Gouda Melts Recipe

Apple-Gouda Melts Recipe

Grilled cheese is a go-to meal in our family for an after-school snack, quick lunch, and even a fun treat on ski trips. These sandwiches are just a grown-up version of something we all love. —Cherylin Birkholz, Marysville, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 slices seeded whole grain bread
  • 4 tablespoons butter, sottened, divided
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 large apple, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces smoked Gouda cheese, sliced

Directions

  • 1. Arrange bread on a baking sheet; spread tops with half of the butter. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 2. Turn bread over; spread tops with remaining butter. Layer with the mozzarella cheese, apple slices and Gouda cheese. Broil 3-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 open-face sandwich equals 332 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.