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Makes: 4 muffin halves
Prep time: 5 minutes
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Tomato Melt
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Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄4 cup
shredded cheese (try cheddar, mozzarella or a blend)
1 Tablespoon
low-fat mayonnaise
1⁄2 teaspoon
prepared mustard
2
English muffins, halved or 2 bread slices (try whole wheat)
1
medium tomato, cut into 4 slices or diced

Directions

1. In a small bowl, combine cheese, mayonnaise and mustard.
2. Spread cheese mixture evenly over English muffin halves or bread slices.

Oven or toaster oven method:
3. Broil or toast until cheese melts, 2-3 minutes.
4. Place tomatoes on each sandwich.
5. Serve 'as-is' or broil to heat the tomato, 2-3 minutes.

Skillet method:
3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add sandwiches bread side down.
4. Cover and heat until cheese melts, 7-8 minutes.
5. Top with tomatoes before or after heating.
6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

MakesĀ 4 muffin halves or 2 sandwiches

Notes

  • For extra flavor try fresh avocado or basil leaves under the tomato or add 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder to the cheese mixture.

Serving Size: 
2 muffin halves
Nutritional Label: 
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Kids Can!
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Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry tomatoes
  • Grate cheese
  • Put toppings on English muffins
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