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Grace Potter’s Grilled Cheese with Apple, Onion, and Pepper Jelly

Category

Entrees

Servings

2

Check out Vermont’s favorite rock star’s twist on the classic lactose free Grilled Cheese Sandwich to totally amplify what tastes and tempts your family and friends! Grace Potter’s very own lusciously layered and tenderly grilled cheddar homage to Vermont Fall Foliage. Click here to see more Cooking with Grace Videos today.

Ingredients

  • Olive oil as needed
  • 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1 small apple, very thinly sliced
  • White truffle oil as needed
  • 4 thick slices hearty whole-grain bread
  • Slices of Cabot Lite50 Sharp Cheddar

  • Slices of Cabot Vintage Choice Cheddar

  • Red pepper jelly as needed
  • Mixed salad greens
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Directions

  1. LIGHTLY coat large skillet with olive oil and place over medium-high heat.
  2. ADD single layer of onion slices to skillet and cook briefly until slightly softened and lightly seared on one side; remove to plate. Add apple slices to skillet and cook until softened and lightly seared on one side as well; remove to plate.
  3. REDUCE heat to low. Add generous amount of additional olive oil and drizzle of white truffle oil to skillet. Add four bread slices and let cook until lightly toasted on underside.
  4. SPREAD each bread slice lightly with red pepper jelly. Top two of bread slices with reduced fat cheddar slices. Cover skillet with lid or foil just until cheese is melted.
  5. ADD vintage cheddar slices. Top with some of seared apples, adding a few raw apple slices for crunch as well if desired. Top with seared red onions. Drizzle with additional white truffle oil.
  6. INVERT uncovered bread slices on top to make two sandwiches. Cover skillet and let cook for several minutes, just until vintage cheddar is melted. Serve each on bed of greens.

Nutrition

Nutrition

per serving
Calories
548
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Fat
34 grams
52%
Saturated Fat
11 grams
55%
Sodium
573 milligrams
24%
Carbs
43 grams
14%
Fiber
6.5 grams
26%
Protein
22.5 grams
Calcium
467 milligrams
47%