Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Total Time: 5 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 350
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 610mg
Total Carbs 33g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 19g
Potassium 390mg

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%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

California Avocado grower Randy Axell’s grilled cheese sandwich with cheddar and pepper jack cheeses, Fresh California Avocado, tomato, red onion and chili sauce.

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Serves: 4

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

Did You Know?

There are about 3,000 farmers who grow California Avocados. In addition to enjoying some of their recipes, find out about the history of California Avocados.

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


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