Skinny Grilled Cheese with Avocado and Tomato

Simple is sensational with this delicious, healthy, grilled cheese sandwich! The avocado really adds a wonderful buttery flavor. It’s terrific for a quick lunch or dinner. I’ve even enjoyed it for breakfast! One grilled sandwich has 204 calories, 10 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints. Each sandwich is packed with 6 grams of fiber!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes


1 sandwich thin, I used Oroweat honey whole wheat or use your favorite sandwich thin

½ teaspoon light butter

2 tablespoons avocado, mashed (about ¼ avocado)

Salt and pepper, if desired

1 large slice tomato

1 slice (¾ oz) Lite Jarlsberg (reduced-fat Swiss cheese) or your favorite, see shopping tips


1. Spread the outside of each piece of sandwich thin with ¼ teaspoon butter. Spread the inside bottom of ½ sandwich thin with mashed avocado. Sprinkle top of avocado with a little salt and pepper, if desired. Add tomato slice and cheese. Top remaining sandwich thin.

2. In a nonstick pan, add sandwich and cook for 2 minutes on medium-high heat. Using a spatula, turn over and continue to cook for about 1-2 minutes until browned on each side.

3. Remove to plate.

Makes 1 sandwich

Shopping Tips

I used Jarsberg Lite (reduced-fat Swiss cheese) and found it at Trader Joe’s. Many supermarkets sell this type of cheese. Or use ¾ oz of your favorite reduced-fat cheese, sliced or shredded.

Weight Watchers SmartPoints

Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 6

SKINNY FACTS: for 1 sandwich
204 calories, 10g fat, 2g sat. fat, 8mg chol, 10g protein, 26g carbs, 6g fiber, 252mg sodium, 2g sugar