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Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Total time:

5 min

Prep time:


Cook time:

5 min

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.


Serving Size: 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

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  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.

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Nutrition information per serving

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 Sugars 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.

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