Katrina’s Healthy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Servings: 4

8 slices whole wheat bread
1 tsp light soft tub margarine such as Smart Balance Light (50 calories or less per tablespoon)
4 slice low-fat (2%) cheddar, swiss, or other cheese such as Cabot 50% or 75% reduced fat

Heat a griddle or nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Spread soft margarine one side of each piece of bread and place a slice of cheese between dry sides of each pair. Cook about 2 minutes per side, or until golden and cheese has melted.

Optional additions: center cut bacon (naturally lean), tomato slices, onion, sliced apples or pear, spinach, etc.

Great pairings:
low fat (2%) swiss + mushrooms
low fat cheddar + apple slices
low fat feta + spinach + red onion
low fat american + lean ham

Per Serving (with 1 slice low-fat cheese): calories 249, fat 4.7g, calories from fat 17%, protein 8.5g, cholesterol 10.4mg, dietary fiber 4.0g

4 responses to “Katrina’s Healthy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

  1. Looks delicious and easy. Will definitely try it!

  2. Great ideas for grilled cheese sandwiches! Thanks for sharing, and for the Cabot mention!

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