Prosciutto & Spinach Grilled Cheese

Prosciutto & Spinach Grilled Cheese

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From: EatingWell.com, July 2018

Make grilled cheese for one with this quick and easy recipe! This sandwich packs in a healthy dose of veggies plus a delicious flavor boost from sliced prosciutto (Italian ham).

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • 2 thin slices prosciutto (about ½ ounce)
  • ⅓ cup shredded provolone and/or Gouda cheese (1 ounce)
  • 2 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter

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  1. Heat a small skillet over medium-low heat. Add oil and garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in spinach. Cover the pan and let stand until the spinach has wilted. Transfer the spinach to a small bowl.
  2. Layer the wilted spinach, prosciutto and cheese on one piece of bread; top with the other. Brush butter over both sides of the sandwich and place in the pan over low heat.
  3. Cook the sandwich, flipping as needed, until the cheese has melted and the bread is browned and crisp on each side, 6 to 10 minutes total.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 sandwich
  • Per serving: 399 calories; 23 g fat(11 g sat); 5 g fiber; 28 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 133 mcg folate; 51 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 4,155 IU vitamin A; 17 mg vitamin C; 366 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 928 mg sodium; 196 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (83% daily value), Calcium (37% dv), Folate (33% dv), Vitamin C (28% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2½ fat, 1½ high-fat protein, 1½ starch, ½ vegetable

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