Spinach Grilled Cheese


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Encourage your child to try new ingredients and instill pride in a job well done by having them help you make this recipe for Spinach Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.


4 slices wheat bread
4 teaspoons butter
4 slices cheese
½ cup baby spinach
4 slices deli meat, optional


1. Butter on side of each slice of bread.
2. Heat a skillet over medium- low heat. Place one slice of bread, butter side down, in the skillet. Top with a slice of cheese, thin layer of spinach, the second slice of cheese and another slice of bread, butter side up. For a more robust sandwich add slices of deli meat.
3. Toast in the skillet until golden brown, flip and toast the other side. Cut into triangles and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Jen Perry, nutrition development coordinator for The Open Door Kitchen, 2013.