Grilled Cheese and Apple Sandwich

Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 2 servings


2 slices whole-grain bread
1ounce sharp Cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
1ounce Gruyere cheese, thinly sliced
2 thin slices Granny Smith apple
2teaspoons butter


  1. Lay slices of bread on a counter or cutting board. Place half the cheese on one slice. Layer the apples on top. Add the remaining cheese and top with the other slice of bread.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter. When melted, place sandwich in pan, and cook until golden on one side, 1 to 2 minutes. Use a spatula to flip the sandwich, cook until golden on the other side, 1 to 2 minutes, then transfer to a cutting board. Let cool for 1 minute, cut in half or into sticks and serve immediately.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 230
  • Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 11g