Not Your Mother’s Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Not Your Mother’s Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Turn the classic toasted cheese sandwich into something special with apple butter and sliced chicken.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

2

sandwiches

4
slices sourdough or other rustic whole-grain bread
2
tablespoons apple butter
4
slices (3/4 to 1 oz each) sharp Cheddar cheese
4
oz thin slices cooked chicken breast
2
tablespoons butter, softened
  1. On 1 side of 2 bread slices, evenly spread apple butter. Top each with 1 slice of cheese, half of the chicken, a second slice of cheese and remaining bread slices.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-low heat. Place sandwiches in skillet. Spread tops of bread with remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Cook 5 minutes, turning once, until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.
Makes 2 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Easily change up this sandwich by using different kinds of cheese, such as Monterey Jack or Muenster.
If you need to serve a crowd, this recipe can be doubled or tripled. Prepare all of the sandwiches first and then cook them all at once on a griddle.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 740
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 30g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 1850mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 83g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.