Grilled Cheddar with Apples

Grilled Cheddar with Apples
Photo: Travis Rathbone


Yield: 4 sandwiches (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 325
Fat 16 g
Satfat 7 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 562 mg
Calcium 269 mg


4 teaspoons mayonnaise
8 thin slices seeded whole-grain multigrain bread
4 teaspoons grainy Dijon mustard
4 ounces sharp Cheddar, grated (1 cup)
1 medium apple, cored and thinly sliced
2 ounces baby spinach leaves (1 cup)


1. Place a heavy skillet over low heat.

2. Spread 1/2 tsp. mayonnaise on each bread slice and 1/2 tsp. mustard on other side. Sprinkle half of cheese over mustard side of 4 slices. Add apple, spinach and remaining cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, mustard-side down.

3. Put 2 sandwiches in skillet; weigh down with another skillet. Cook until toasted, about 3 minutes. Turn sandwiches over, weigh down again and cook until cheese melts, about 3 minutes more. Transfer to a plate. Repeat to make other 2 sandwiches.