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Apple-White Cheddar Grilled Cheese

On rainy days when we need comfort food in a hurry, I toast sandwiches of cinnamon-raisin bread with white cheddar, apple and red onion. They also are totally tasty made with vegan cheese and olive oil instead of butter! —Kathy Patalsky, New York, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 4 slices whole wheat cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 4 slices sharp white cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
  • 1 small apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 thin slice red onion, separated into rings
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened


  • Layer each of 2 bread slices with 1 slice cheese. Top with apple and onion. If desired, sprinkle with pepper flakes. Top with the remaining cheese and bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter.
  • In a large skillet, toast sandwiches over medium-low heat 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 456 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 616mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.

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