Grilled Cheese with Fig and Basil

If you have around 45 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Grilled Cheese with Fig and Basil might be a tremendous lacto ovo vegetarian recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains roughly 9g of protein, 8g of fat, and a total of 253 calories. For $1.56 per serving, this recipe covers 8% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. 260 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. A mixture of honey, cinnamon raisin bread, fig preserves, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Fourth Of July. It is brought to you by Vegetarian Times. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 57%, which is pretty good. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Goat Cheese Fig Grilled Cheese, Fig and Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Sandwich, and Brie and Fig Preserve Grilled Cheese.

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

4 oz. chèvre (soft goat cheese)

8 thin slices cinnamon-raisin bread

2 Tbs. fig preserves

2 tsp. minced fresh basil

1 Tbs. honey, optional

Equipment:

bowl

frying pan

pot

Cooking instruction summary:

Combine chèvre and honey, if using, in bowl, and mix until well blended. Spread about 1 Tbs. mixture on each of 4 bread slices; top with 1/2 tsp. basil each. Spread remaining slices of bread with 1 1/2 tsp. fig preserves. Close sandwiches, and lightly coat both sides with cooking spray.Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 2 sandwiches to skillet. Place heavy skillet or pot on top of sandwiches; press gently to flatten. Cook 3 minutes on each side, or until bread is lightly toasted (leave skillet or pot on sandwiches while they cook). Repeat with remaining sandwiches. Serve warm.

 

Step by step:


1. Combine chèvre and honey, if using, in bowl, and mix until well blended.

2. Spread about 1 Tbs. mixture on each of 4 bread slices; top with 1/2 tsp. basil each.

3. Spread remaining slices of bread with 1 1/2 tsp. fig preserves. Close sandwiches, and lightly coat both sides with cooking spray.

4. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

5. Add 2 sandwiches to skillet.

6. Place heavy skillet or pot on top of sandwiches; press gently to flatten. Cook 3 minutes on each side, or until bread is lightly toasted (leave skillet or pot on sandwiches while they cook). Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

7. Serve warm.


Nutrition Information:

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252k Calories
9g Protein
8g Total Fat
36g Carbs
7% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
252k
13%

Fat
8g
13%

  Saturated Fat
4g
29%

Carbohydrates
36g
12%

  Sugar
10g
12%

Cholesterol
13mg
4%

Sodium
287mg
12%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
9g
19%

Vitamin B2
0.32mg
19%

Selenium
11µg
16%

Copper
0.32mg
16%

Manganese
0.31mg
15%

Folate
60µg
15%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
13%

Phosphorus
131mg
13%

Iron
2mg
12%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Fiber
2g
9%

Calcium
77mg
8%

Vitamin A
345IU
7%

Vitamin B6
0.11mg
6%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Magnesium
19mg
5%

Zinc
0.66mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.4mg
4%

Potassium
136mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.21mg
1%

Vitamin C
0.87mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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