California Grilled Cheese


The addition of avocado and thinly sliced red onion make this grilled cheese sandwich a real winner.

California grilled cheese with avocado and red onion slices.
Photo: James Wojcik
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 serves


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 slices white sandwich bread

  • 2 slices Cheddar

  • small red onion, thinly sliced

  • ½ small avocado, thinly sliced


  1. Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Form a sandwich with the bread, cheese, onion, and avocado.

  2. Cook the sandwich, covered, until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

717 Calories
57g Fat
37g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 717
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 73%
Saturated Fat 28g 140%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 632mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
Calcium 509mg 39%
Iron 2mg 11%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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