grilled cheese

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 large green bell pepper, finely diced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 large carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Daisy Cottage Cheese
  • 3 ounces shredded white Cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 dashes olive oil spray

Preparation:

  1. Mix together the bell pepper, green onion, zucchini, carrot, cottage cheese and Cheddar cheese in a medium bowl.
  2. Spread the mixture evenly on four slices of the bread.
  3. Top with the remaining slices of bread.
  4. Spray each side of the sandwich with olive oil spray.
  5. Cook the sandwiches in a skillet over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until bottom is golden brown; turn and cook other side 2 to 3 minutes, or until bottom is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

Prep time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 25 Minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 332 Total Fat: 11 g Sat. Fat: 5 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 589 mg Total Carbohydrate: 45 g Fiber: 7 g Sugar: 9 g Protein: 16 g

*Based on Daisy Low Fat Cottage Cheese

Recipe and Photo provided by USDA MyPlate Kids Partner Group member: Daisy Brand