Turkey, Apple, and Swiss Melt

Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Vary the fruit to suit your kids' preferences--use red- or green-skinned apples or pears.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 350
Fat 10.9 g
Satfat 5.5 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 27.2 g
Carbohydrate 34.5 g
Fiber 4.3 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 758 mg
Calcium 287 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
8 (1-ounce) slices whole-wheat bread
4 (1-ounce) slices Swiss cheese
5 ounces thinly sliced Granny Smith apple (about 1 small)
8 ounces thinly sliced lower-sodium deli turkey breast
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Combine mustard and honey in a small bowl. Spread one side of each of 4 bread slices with 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture. Place one cheese slice on dressed side of bread slices; top each with 5 apple slices and 2 ounces turkey. Top sandwiches with remaining 4 bread slices. Coat both sides of sandwiches with cooking spray. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sandwiches to pan. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until bread is browned and cheese melts.

Note:

Phoebe Wu,

September 2012