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Turkey, Apple, and Swiss Melt

Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Vary the fruit to suit your kids' preferences--use red- or green-skinned apples or pears.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.