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Grilled Swiss and Egg Sandwiches

Real Simple APRIL 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Other: 15 Minutes


  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 8 sandwich slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened


Spread 4 slices of the bread with the mustard, then top with the cheese, hard-cooked egg slices, some thyme, and the remaining 4 slices of bread. Spread the top slice of each sandwich with a little of the butter. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat and add the remaining butter. When the butter is melted, place the sandwiches in the skillet, buttered-side up. Grill the sandwiches 5 minutes, turn, then cook 5 minutes more or until the cheese melts.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 313mg
  • Calories: 392
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 253mg
  • Fat: 23g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Protein: 20mg
  • Saturated fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 791mg

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