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Turkey, Apple, and Swiss Melt

Vary the fruit to suit your kids' preferences--use red- or green-skinned apples or pears.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.45


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 10.9g
  • Saturated fat: 5.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 27.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.5g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 758mg
  • Calcium: 287mg

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Turkey, Apple, and Swiss Melt Recipe