Bread Cheese Sandwich

Bread Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 380
  • Total Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Sodium: 690mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 18g

Introduction:
A classic bread cheese sandwich is a quick and delicious option for breakfast, lunch, or even a simple dinner. This recipe provides step-by-step instructions, including preparation and cooking times, as well as nutrition values to help you enjoy this delectable sandwich guilt-free.

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices of bread (whole wheat or white, your choice)
  • 4 slices of your favorite cheese (Cheddar, Swiss, or mozzarella work well)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 cup fresh vegetables (lettuce, tomato, and cucumber) for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Prep Work (10 minutes):
  • Start by gathering all the ingredients and utensils you’ll need.
  • Set aside the cheese slices.
  • Wash and slice the fresh vegetables (lettuce, tomato, and cucumber) for garnish.
  • In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise and ketchup to create a creamy sandwich spread.
  • Combine the garlic powder and paprika (if using) and set it aside for seasoning.
  1. Assemble the Sandwiches:
  • Lay out 4 slices of bread.
  • Spread the creamy mayonnaise-ketchup mixture evenly on 2 of the slices.
  • Place 2 slices of cheese on each of the remaining 2 bread slices.
  • Sprinkle the cheese with the garlic powder and paprika mixture.
  • Place the bread slices with the sauce on top of the cheese-covered slices to form two sandwich stacks.
  1. Cooking (10 minutes):
  • In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • Once the butter is hot and sizzling, carefully place the sandwich stacks in the skillet.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side or until the bread turns golden brown, and the cheese melts, creating a crispy and gooey interior.
  • If extra butter is needed, add it to avoid sticking.
  1. Serve:
  • Once the sandwiches are golden brown on both sides and the cheese is melted, remove them from the skillet.
  • Let them cool for a minute, then cut in half.
  • Place the fresh vegetables (lettuce, tomato, and cucumber) on the side of the plate for garnish.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Enjoy:
  • Serve the hot, crispy, and cheesy sandwiches with a side of fresh veggies.
  • Dip them in extra ketchup or mayonnaise, or enjoy them as they are.

Nutrition Information:

  • Each serving of this bread cheese sandwich contains approximately 380 calories.
  • It provides 22g of total fat, with 12g of saturated fat.
  • Cholesterol content is around 55mg, making it a good source of protein at 18g.
  • The sodium content is approximately 690mg, so be mindful if you have dietary restrictions.
  • Carbohydrates come in at 27g, with 2g of dietary fiber and 3g of sugars.

This classic bread cheese sandwich is not only easy to prepare but also a crowd-pleaser. You can customize it by adding your favorite ingredients like pickles, onions, or even a slice of ham for a twist. It’s a comforting meal that’s perfect for any time of day. Enjoy your homemade sandwich with a side of fresh greens and your favorite condiments for a delightful and satisfying meal.

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