Thursday, December 18, 2014

Recipe of the Day


Avocado and Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwiches



This recipe provides 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


Ingredients:

1) 8 ( 3/4-ounce) slices multigrain bread
2) 3 ounces white cheddar cheese, shredded (approx. 3/4 cup)
3) 8 tomato slices
4) 1 ripe peeled avocado, cut into thin slices
5) 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
6) 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
7) Cooking spray


Instructions:

1) Sprinkle 3 tablespoons cheddar cheese over each of 4 bread slices. Top each with 2 tomato slices. Arrange avocado slices evenly over tomato slices. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Top with remaining 4 bread slices. Lightly coat outsides of sandwiches with cooking spray.

2) Heat a grill over medium heat. Place sandwiches in pan; cook approx. 3 mins on each side or until bread is toasted and well marked and cheese melts. Cut each sandwich in half; ready to serve.


Nutritional value per serving:

calories: 275
Fat: 16 grams (6 grams saturated)
Protein: 11 grams
Carbs: 24 grams
Fiber: 7 grams
Sodium: 480 mg
Calcium: 208 mg



Enjoy!

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