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Recipe: Garlicky Bacon & Spinach Grilled Cheese

Garlicky-Grilled-Cheese-with-Spinach-and-Bacon

Grilled cheese lovers, rejoice! This garlicky sandwich from Cooking Light combines cheese, bacon and greens for the most satisfying 300 calories you can chomp into.

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Garlicky Bacon & Spinach Grilled Cheese

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 4 cups baby arugula leaves
  • 4 center-cut bacon slices, halved
  • 8 (1-ounce) rustic Italian bread slices
  • 2 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 ounces fontina cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)

Directions

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add garlic to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add spinach and arugula; stir until wilted. Remove spinach mixture from pan. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add bacon; cook until crisp. Remove bacon.

Top 4 bread slices evenly with cheeses, bacon pieces, spinach mixture, and the remaining 4 bread slices.

Heat pan over medium heat. Add sandwiches to drippings in pan; weigh down with a plate. Cook 2 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 4 |  Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Per serving: Calories: 293; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 33mg; Sodium: 666mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 16g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 237mg; Iron: 16%; Vitamin A: 68%; Vitamin C: 15%; Calcium: 24% 

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