Grilled Veggie Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Try this healthier version of an all American favorite: grilled cheese. Serve this tomato, fresh spinach and melted cheddar cheese sandwich paired with tomato soup for lunch or light supper.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices light whole wheat bread
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 oz reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 4 slices of tomato (1/4-inch thick)
  • 1 small onion, sliced

Directions

  1. Brush one side of each slice of bread with olive oil. Sprinkle bread with garlic powder. Layer 4 slices of bread with cheddar cheese, spinach leaves, tomato and onion. Top with remaining slices of bread, oil side up.
  2. In a grill pan, coated with nonstick cooking spray, grill sandwiches over medium heat, turning once, until golden brown and cheese is fully melted.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
210
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    9g
    14%
  • Saturated Fat
    2g
    10%
  • Cholesterol
    6mg
    2%
  • Sodium
    513mg
    21%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    6%
  • Dietary Fiber
    6g
    24%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    17g
    34%
Calcium 265mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.