Makeover Deluxe Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Makeover Deluxe Grilled Cheese Recipe
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Makeover Deluxe Grilled Cheese Recipe

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With a few simple tricks, we actually boosted the fantastic toasty taste of these mouthwatering sandwiches, but slashed fat, calories and cholesterol to less than half! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 4 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 ounce herbed fresh goat cheese
  • 1/2 small tart apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

In a small skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion until tender; set aside.
Place bread slices on a baking sheet; spritz with butter-flavored cooking spray. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
Spread goat cheese over two untoasted sides of bread slices. Top with apple slices and reserved onion; sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Broil 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Top with remaining slices. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Deluxe Grilled Cheese in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 225 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 400mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 1 starch.

  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 4 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 ounce herbed fresh goat cheese
  • 1/2 small tart apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  1. In a small skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion until tender; set aside.
  2. Place bread slices on a baking sheet; spritz with butter-flavored cooking spray. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Spread goat cheese over two untoasted sides of bread slices. Top with apple slices and reserved onion; sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Broil 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Top with remaining slices. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Deluxe Grilled Cheese in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p23

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2012

"We really like this sandwich. I have used other soft cheeses and substituted thinly sliced pears for the apples."

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