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Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese

 Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese
I once taught an adult program called Eating Smart for Seniors. For that class, I developed many recipes for one or two people that were simple to prepare and used common ingredients.—Terri Brown, Darien, Wisconsin
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices wheat, rye or sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoons softened cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 slices white cheese (brick, Monterey Jack or Swiss)
  • 2 slices yellow cheese (cheddar, pepper or taco)
  • 1 red onion slice
  • 1 tomato slice

Directions

  • Spread cream cheese on one side of both slices of bread; spread
  • butter on the other side. On cream cheese side of one slice, layer
  • white cheese, yellow cheese, onion and tomato. Top with remaining
  • slice of bread, cream cheese side down.
  • In a small skillet over medium heat, toast sandwich for 2-3 minutes
  • on each side or until bread is lightly browned. Remove from the
  • heat; cover until cheese melts.
  • Yield: 1 serving.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 747 calories, 59 g fat (36 g saturated fat), 173 mg cholesterol, 1,484 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein.