RECIPES: Grilled ham, apple, and cheese sandwich

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  • 2 slices raisin cinnamon bread (100% whole grain or enriched)
  • Margarine or butter, about 1 to 1 ½ tablespoons
  • Ham slice, about 3 ounces
  • Cheese slice(s), about 2 ounces total
  • Sliced apples, about 4-6


  1. Butter one slice of bread on both sides.
  2. Place this slice in small skillet over medium heat.
  3. Place ham slice, cheese slices and at least 4 or 5 apple slices (skin on!) on bread, top with second bread slice.
  4. Butter top of bread.
  5. Cook until browned thoroughly on bottom, then flip carefully and continuing cooking until cheese is melted and other side is browned.
  6. Serve immediately or wrap/place in container. Makes 1 sandwich.

Recipe by culinary dietitian Kim Galeaz, RDN