Coach Nicole's Grown Up Grilled Cheese

Coach Nicole's Grown Up Grilled Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 374.1
  • Total Fat: 22.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 212.7 mg
  • Sodium: 778.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 18.0 g

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Introduction

Make your basic grilled cheese tastier and healthier with these grown-up tweaks to your basic bread and cheese. Serve with steamed broccoli or tomato soup filling meal for under 400 calories! Make your basic grilled cheese tastier and healthier with these grown-up tweaks to your basic bread and cheese. Serve with steamed broccoli or tomato soup filling meal for under 400 calories!
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 medium egg
    2 slices reduced calorie whole-wheat bread
    2 tsp butter
    2 tsp dijon mustard
    1 oz cheese of your choices, shredded or sliced
    1 small tomato, thinly sliced
    3-5 fresh basil leaves, washed and roughly chopped
    1 thin slice of red onion, chopped or sliced in half
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Heat cast iron or non-stick skillet over medium heat.
Fry the egg (use some cooking spray if necessary to prevent sticking).
As egg cooks, butter one side of each slice of bread, and add mustard to opposite side of one of the slices.
Assemble your sandwich, including the fried egg in this order:
Bread (butter side out)
Cheese
Tomato slices
Basil
Red onion
Salt and pepper to taste
Fried egg
Bread (butter side out)

Heat the sandwich on low to medium heat (in the same skillet you used to fry the egg) until golden-brown. Be careful when flipping the sandwich so that it doesn't fall apart.

Let cool about 1 minute and enjoy!

Serving Size: Makes 1 sandwich

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user COACH_NICOLE.

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The French call this "Croque Madam," and it is delicious. The sodium can be cut down by using Ezekiel low sodium bread (0 sodium) and buying Trader Joes low sod. creamy tomato soup (1 c = 140 mg sodium, 90 calories). For someone on VERY limited salt/calories, this is a wonderful tasty option. TY! - 7/11/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was great! I'm making it AGAIN today. - 10/13/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is very good. Not really a grilled cheese with 1 ounce of cheese, but still a very good sandwich. - 4/22/12

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  • 1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Way too high in sodium, fat, calories and cholesterol to even try. And never found tomato soup for 25 calories - 9/20/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is definitely an improvement over the traditional grilled cheese sandwich. Very tasty, while still giving a grilled cheese flavor. I used an easy over egg, and sopped up the drippings with what was left of the bread. I will definitely make this for my wife this weekend. - 9/20/11

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