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Wednesday, May 23 2012

A sturdy bread, such as ciabatta, holds up well on the grill. The cheese melts over pears or apple slices for a crispy sweet sensation.

 


 
Grilled Cheese and Fruit Sandwich
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 4 sandwiches.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 18 mins
 
 
ingredients
  •  
     slices  white or egg bread, cut 1/2 inch thick
  •  
     Tbsp.  softened butter
  •  
    1/4  cup  fig or plum jam
  •  
     oz.  thinly sliced Havarti or Monterey Jack cheese
  •  
     small  pear or apple, thinly sliced
  •  
     Tbsp.  sliced almonds or chopped pecans, toasted
  •  
 
directions
Spread one side of each bread slice lightly with softened butter. Spread other side of 4 of the bread slices with jam. Top jam side of bread with cheese. Top cheese with pear and almonds or pecans. Top with remaining bread slices, butter side up.
 
Preheat an indoor electric grill. Place sandwiches on grill rack. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill sandwiches until bread is golden and cheese is melted. (For a covered grill, allow 3 to 4 minutes. For an uncovered grill, allow about 6 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling.) Or, place sandwiches on a griddle over medium heat. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted, turning once. Makes 4 sandwiches.
 
nutrition information
Calories 400, Total Fat 20 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Monounsaturated Fat 3 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 50 mg, Sodium 528 mg, Carbohydrate 46 g, Total Sugar 16 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 13 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 25%, Iron 12%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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