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Sari's Guiltless Grilled Cheese Recipe

Posted by deborah neiman on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 @ 01:13 PM



Indulge in this sweet variation of grilled cheese.

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Makes 4 servings
8 slices light whole-wheat bread
1 Tbsp. olive oil
¼ cup fig jam or grape jelly
4 ounces thinly sliced Havarti or Monterey Jack cheese
1 small pear, thinly sliced

1. Brush one side of each slice of bread lightly with olive oil. Turn over four of the slices and spread with jam. Top with cheese and pear, then remaining bread slices, oiled side up.

2. Lightly coat a griddle or large skillet with cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add sandwiches and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted, turning once to brown both sides.

Nutrition Facts per sandwich: 302 calories, 9 g protein, 34 g carbohydrates, 16 g fat (1 g saturated), 4 g dietary fiber

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