Supreme Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Serving Size: 
1 open-face sandwich
Serves: 
4
Cost Per Serving: 
$.86
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup peppers, red, yellow, or green (1 medium)
  • 1/2 onion
  • 4 slices (about 8 ounces) whole wheat bread
  • 2 tablespoons light mayo or salad dressing
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup rinsed spinach leaves
  • 4 slices (3/4 ounce each) mozzarella cheese
  • Non-stick spray
     
Instructions: 
  1. Slice onion and pepper very thin.
  2. Lay out 4 slices of bread and spread with the mayo.
  3. Sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.
  4. Add in layers the spinach leaves, peppers, onions, and a slice of cheese.
  5. Heat a skillet to medium low. Spray with non-stick spray. Lay sandwiches in pan. Cover with plate, lid, or aluminum foil.
  6. Heat sandwiches until cheese melts (about 2-3 minutes) or until the bottom is golden brown.
  7. Serve warm.
Substitutions/Additions:
  • Other cheese can be used, but mozzarella is lower in fat and melts well.
  • Add other vegetables such as mushrooms or tomatoes.
     
Tips: 
  • Open-face sandwiches deliver all of the good filling ingredients but less bread (and calories).
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