Grown-up grilled cheese sandwiches

GrownUpGCS
Lunch today, December 26 , 2013
Great, easy and fast to make lunch.
4 Servings


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese (such as Cracker Barrel)
  • 8 (1 1/2-ounce) slices hearty white bread (such as Pepperidge Farm)
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 8 slices (1/4-inch-thick) tomato
  • 6 slices center-cut bacon, cooked

1) Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1 cup onion and garlic; cook for 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally.

2)
Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over each of 4 bread slices. Top each slice with 1/2 cup spinach, 2 tomato slices, 2 tablespoons onion mixture, and 1 1/2 bacon slices. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese; top with the remaining 4 bread slices.

3)
Heat skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place sandwiches in pan, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese melts.

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional notes:
Amount per serving
Calories: 376
Fat: 11g
Saturated fat: 5.3g
Monounsaturated fat: 4.8g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
Protein: 20.2g
Carbohydrate: 50.3g
Fiber: 3.3g
Cholesterol: 24mg
Iron: 2.9mg
Sodium: 876mg
Calcium: 308mg

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