Grilled Cheese and Pear Sandwich

Grilled Cheese and Pear Sandwich

Nutrition LabelNote: If you try this recipe, get a grownup's help because it requires using the stove.

Prep time: 15 minutes

What you need:
Equipment and supplies:
What to do:
  1. Spread butter on one side of each bread slice. These sides will be on the outside of your sandwich.
  2. Spread the other sides with mustard. They will be on the inside.
  3. Place one slice of bread, butter side down, on the cool skillet.
  4. Add the Swiss cheese.
  5. Add the sliced pears on top of the cheese.
  6. Top with the other bread slice, mustard-side down.
  7. Heat the skillet on low to medium heat.
  8. Cook, flipping once, until the edges are golden and the cheese is melted.

How much does this recipe make?
1 sandwich

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
Date reviewed: June 2015
Originally reviewed by: Cheryl Patterson, RD, CDE





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