These filling, mediterranean sandwiches are perfect for a low calorie diet and multiply more healthy than any regular grilled cheese!
Makes: 8 sandwiches
16 slices 100% whole grain bread (70 calories per slice preferably)
4 oz. 1/3 less fat cream cheese
2 cups canned quartered artichoke hearts, chopped fine
4 cups fresh baby spinach
1.5 cups 5 cheese italian finely shredded cheese
In large bowl, heat cream cheese in microwave for about 1 minute, stirring half way through until melted and creamy. Add artichoke hearts and cheese, stirring until incorporated. Cover in Spinach and place in microwave, heating in 1 minute incriments until leaves begin to wilt. Stir until leaves are covered in cheese mixture.
Spread 1/3 cup of mixture between 2 pieces of bread until sandwiches are assembled.
Over medium low heat, heat nonstick pan. Place 1 sandwich at a time in pan, searing (no margarine or cooking spray needed as you’re just toasting the bread) about 15-30 seconds on each side. Serve immediately.