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Grilled Cheese with Peaches

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Grilled Cheese with Peaches
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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes

This grilled cheese packs an unexpected twist with the sweetness of canned peaches! Not only is this sandwich a quick and easy lunch, but also a fun way to add more fruit and veggies to your day.


  • 8 slice whole grain bread
  • 1 15-oz can of peaches, drained
  • 8 slice low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 7 1/2 cup spinach
  • 4 teaspoon vegetable oil


  1. Heat the 4 tsp of vegetable oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2. Place 4 slices of whole grain bread in the pan.
  3. Layer (in this order) one slice of cheese, a handful of spinach, 4 to 6 peach slices, another slice of cheese, and a slice of bread on top of each original slice of bread.
  4. After 4 to 5 minutes, flip each sandwich and cook another 4 to 5 minutes.


Try this recipe with other leafy greens, such as arugula, and other cheeses.

Source: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Total Sugars 17 g
Added Sugars included 11 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Fat 11 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
a-Linolenic Acid 1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 12 mg
Total Sugars 17 g
Added Sugars 11 g
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamin A 727 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 40 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 6 mg
Vitamin K 696 mcg
Folate 313 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 1 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 55 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1/2 cups
2 cups
2 ounces
2/3 cups