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Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Total time:

5 min

Prep time:


Cook time:

5 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
350 Calories
18 g Fat
7 g Fiber
610 mg Sodium
33 g Carbs
Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich


California Avocado grower Randy Axell loves to make this grilled cheese sandwich with cheddar and pepper jack cheeses, Fresh California Avocado, tomato, red onion and chili sauce.


Serves: 4

4 slices cheddar cheese
As needed slices whole wheat or honey wheat bread
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
1 medium tomato, sliced
4 slices red onion
As needed Chili sauce, to taste
4 slices pepper jack cheese
As needed Olive oil cooking spray

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. On each sandwich, place a slice of cheddar cheese, a layer of avocado, tomato, and onion slices. Add chili sauce to taste. Top with pepper jack cheese, and finish with remaining bread slices.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Spray skillet with olive oil cooking spray. Place sandwiches in skillet and cook until bread is browned. Turn and cook until cheese has melted. Serve hot.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Meet California Avocado grower Randy Axell

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 350
Total Fat 18 g (Sat 6 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1.5 g, Mono 6 g)
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 610 mg
Potassium 390 mg
Total Carbohydrates 33 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 5 g
Protein 19 g

Vitamin A 449 IU; Vitamin C 10 mg; Calcium 320 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 71 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 28%; Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 30%; Iron 15%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

California Avocado grower Randy Axell


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