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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:
  • 2 slices of whole-grain bread
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1 slice of Swiss cheese
  • ½ pear, sliced
Equipment and supplies:
  • Small skillet
  • 1 butter knife
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: Cheryl Patterson, RD, CDE