Healthy Recipes

Broccoli Cheddar Grilled Cheese

A classic grilled cheese sandwich is always a kid-favorite! With the addition of nutrient-rich broccoli and a swap to whole grain bread, it is the perfect healthy alternative.

Ingredients

2 slices whole grain bread
1 tablespoon butter, softened
2 slices cheddar cheese
¼ cup broccoli
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pinch salt

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2. Combine the broccoli with the olive oil and salt. Mix together. Place on a baking sheet and cook for 10-15 minutes.
3. Heat a skillet on the stove over medium heat.
4. Spread butter on each slice of bread. Place one piece of bread, butter side down, in the skillet.
4. Place one piece of cheese on the bread. Top with the broccoli, followed by the other slice of cheese, and cover with the other slice of bread, butter side up.
5. Cook both sides until the cheese is melted and the bread is slightly golden.
6. Remove from the skillet, serve and enjoy!

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Children's Hospital of Georgia

Children's Hospital of Georgia

Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the only facility in the area dedicated exclusively to children. It staffs the largest team of pediatric specialists in the region who deliver out- and in- patient care for everything from common childhood illnesses to life-threatening conditions like heart disorders, cancer and neurological diseases.