Diabetic Cooking

Apple Cinnamon Grill

Filled with cream cheese, Granny Smith apple, and low-sugar red raspberry preserves on cinnamon raisin bread, this grilled sandwich is out of this world!

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Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons vegetable-oil-and-yogurt spread
  • 8 slices whole grain cinnamon raisin bread
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple (about 5 ounces), thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup low-sugar red raspberry preserves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

1. Spread 1/2 teaspoon spread onto one side of bread slices. Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese on opposite side of four bread slices. Arrange apple slices over cream cheese. Spread 1 tablespoon preserves on opposite side of remaining four bread slices; sprinkle with cinnamon. Place on top of apples to create sandwich.

2. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Grill sandwiches 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 sandwich.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 265 calories, Carbohydrates: 36 g, Protein: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 10 mg, Sodium: 300 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 2 1/2 Bread/Starch, 1 Fat.


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