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Axell Family California Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Total Time:

5min

Cook Time:

5min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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350
Calories
18 g
Total Fat
7 g
Dietary Fiber
19 g
Protein
33 g
Total 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.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

Randy Axell

California Avocado grower Randy Axell

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