Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.
This classic dish is a yummy way to get some calcium into your diet.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Serving size: 1 sandwich
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
18 g protein
14 g fat
7 g sat. fat
25 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
30 mg cholesterol
566 mg sodium
278 mg calcium
1.9 mg iron
1½ carbohydrate exchanges
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Delicious with tomato soup. Consider adding fresh tomato slices to the sandwich before cooking.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012
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