Sweet Potato Grilled Cheese Is a Delicious Twist on a Classic
2024/02/02

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Active Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4

Nutrition Profile:

Sesame-Free

Nut-Free

High-Fiber

Vegetarian

High-Protein

Ingredients:

- 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil, divided

- 2 teaspoons of ground cumin

- 3/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika

- 1/8 teaspoon of salt

- 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds (about 6 cups)

- 1 cup of thinly sliced red onion

- 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar

- 8 slices of whole-wheat bread

- 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise

- 4 teaspoons of Dijon mustard

- 4 slices of provolone cheese

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. In a large bowl, stir 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil, cumin, smoked paprika, and salt until well combined.

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3. Add the sweet potato slices to the bowl and toss well to coat.

4. Spread the coated sweet potato slices on a large rimmed baking sheet.

5. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

6. Meanwhile, toss the sliced red onion in the bowl with the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons of oil until evenly coated.

7. Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and evenly arrange the onion on top.

8. Bake for an additional 8 to 10 minutes, until the sweet potatoes are easily pierced with a fork and the onion is softened.

9. Remove from the oven and drizzle with vinegar.

10. Brush one side of each bread slice with about 1 teaspoon of mayonnaise and brush the other side with 1/2 teaspoon of mustard.

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11. Place the bread slices, mayonnaise-side down, on a work surface.

12. Place one slice of cheese on the mustard side of 4 bread slices.

13. Evenly layer the sweet potato and onion mixture on top of each cheese slice.

14. Top with the remaining bread slices, mayo-side up.

15. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

16. Cook 2 sandwiches at a time until toasted on both sides and the cheese is melted, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.

17. Repeat with the remaining 2 sandwiches.

18. Cut the sandwiches in half crosswise and serve warm.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Calories: 498

Fat: 24g

Saturated Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 24mg

Carbohydrates: 58g

Total Sugars: 12g

Added Sugars: 0g

Protein: 15g

Fiber: 8g

Sodium: 755mg

Potassium: 667mg

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