Recipes Extreme Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Holidays, Entree)

Number of Servings
    • 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
    • 1 large garlic clove, minced
    • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese (such as Cracker Barrel)
    • 8 (1½ oz.) slices hearty white bread (such as Pepperidge Farm)
    • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
    • 8 (¼-inch-thick) tomato slicers
    • 6 slices center-cut bacon, cooked
    • nonstick cooking spray



Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Coat pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add 1 cup onion and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over each of 4 bread slices. Top each slice with ½ cup spinach, 2 tomato slices, 2 tablespoons of the onion mixture, and 1½ bacon slices. Sprinkle each sandwich with 2 tablespoons cheese, and then top with the remaining 4 bread slices. Heat skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place sandwiches in pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese melts.

Nutrition Information

376 calories; 11g fat (26% calories from fat); 20.2g protein; 50.3g carbohydrate; 3.3g fiber; 24mg cholesterol; 876mg sodium