How to Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich Healthier (Page 3)

Think Beyond Cheese for Flavor

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2. Think Beyond Cheese for Flavor

OK, so cheese is a necessary ingredient. But you don’t have to have mounds of it to make the perfect grilled cheese sandwich. You can get that hit of soft melted loveliness that cheese contributes by using just a little—and mixing it with other ingredients like mashed beans or even salsa and hot chiles. They not only contribute their own unique flavor, but they help carry the benefits of the cheese, the salty ooey-gooey factor, without lots of fat and calories.

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