Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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18 g
Total Fat
33 g
Total Carbs
19 g
25 mg
 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
  slices cheddar cheese
  As needed  slices whole wheat or honey wheat bread
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
  medium tomato, sliced
  slices red onion
  As needed  Chili sauce, to taste
  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

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

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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