Grilled Cheese with Peaches

November 30, 2020Main Dishes, Recipes

This grilled cheese packs an unexpected twist with the sweetness of canned peaches! Not only is this sandwich a quick and easy lunch, but also a fun way to add more fruit and veggies to your day.


8 slices whole grain bread
1 15-oz can of peaches, drained
8 slices low-fat cheddar cheese
7 1/2 cups spinach
4 teaspoons vegetable oil


Heat the 4 tsp of vegetable oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat.

Place 4 slices of whole grain bread in the pan.

Layer (in this order) one slice of cheese, a handful of spinach, 4 to 6 peach slices, another slice of cheese, and a slice of bread on top of each original slice of bread.

After 4 to 5 minutes, flip each sandwich and cook another 4 to 5 minutes.

Notes: Try this recipe with other leafy greens, such as arugula, and other cheeses.

Makes 4 servings. Per Serving: 376 calories, 11 g total fat (4 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 47 g carbohydrate, 25 g protein, 8 g dietary fiber, 1055 mg sodium, 17 g sugar, 11 g added sugar.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

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