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American Grilled Cheese

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Dunk these sandwiches into bowls of steaming tomato soup.

Ingredients

12
slices process American cheese (about 8 oz)
8
slices white or whole wheat bread
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened

Steps

  • 1 Place 3 slices cheese on each of 4 slices bread. Top with remaining bread slices. Spread 2 teaspoons butter over each top slice of bread.
  • 2 Place sandwiches, butter sides down, in skillet. Spread remaining butter over top slices of bread. Cook uncovered over medium heat about 5 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Turn and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until bottoms are golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Place 3 slices cheese on each of 4 slices bread. Top with remaining bread slices. Spread 2 teaspoons butter over each top slice of bread.
  • 2 Place sandwiches, butter sides down, in skillet. Spread remaining butter over top slices of bread. Cook uncovered over medium heat about 5 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Turn and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until bottoms are golden brown and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Spread basil pesto lightly over each bread slice before adding cheese in step 1. Sprinkle butter-topped slices with Parmesan cheese before grilling.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
19g
96%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
1180mg
49%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
17g
17%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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