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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 245 calories, 11 grams of fat and 7 Blue WW Freestyle SmartPoints, and 7 Green. Each sandwich is packed with 6 grams of fiber!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes


1 sandwich thin, I used Oroweat 100% 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 Jarlsberg 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.

WW Freestyle Points
WW SmartPoints


SKINNY FACTS: for 1 sandwich
245 calories, 11g fat, 2g sat. fat, 8mg chol, 11g protein, 32g carbs, 6g fiber, 252mg sodium, 3g sugar