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Apple Gouda Grilled Cheese

Apple Gouda Grilled Cheese | Eat Well with Festival Foods Shake things up a bit this week with a delicious twist on traditional grilled cheese. Ready in less than 20 minutes, this flavor-filled sandwich is sure to please. Try pairing this scrumptious sandwich, packed with crisp Granny Smith apple slices and smoky melted Gouda, with a warm bowl of our Apple Carrot Ginger Soup or Butternut Squash Soup.



20 Minute Meals:

Apple Gouda Grilled Cheese


Nonstick cooking spray

4 Tbsp. honey

2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

8 slices whole wheat raisin bread, like Festival’s Sprouted Grain Honey Wheat (or gluten free bread for gluten free)

8 slices of Gouda cheese (or Daiya® Smoked Gouda Style Block for dairy free)

1 large Granny Smith apple, sliced thinly, divided

4 tsp. butter (or coconut oil for dairy free), softened  


  1. Preheat table top grill or sandwich press coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together honey and Dijon mustard. Evenly distribute and spread honey mixture onto one side of each slice of bread.
  3. Top each slice of bread with one slice of Gouda cheese. Divide apple slices and place onto four slices of bread. Top apples with remaining four slices of bread and cheese to complete sandwiches.
  4. Place sandwiches onto grill or sandwich press and cook until cheese is melted, about 4-5 minutes. Serve warm.

  Yield: 4 servings *Per Serving: Calories 360, Total Fat 12g (Saturated 7g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 580mg, Total Carbohydrate 50g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 31g), Protein 13g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 20%, Iron 10%   *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.  

Emily Schwartz is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with Festival Foods.

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Disclaimer: The information provided here is intended for general information only. It is not intended as medical advice. Health information changes frequently as research constantly evolves. You should not rely on any information gathered here as a substitute for consultation with medical professionals. Information may not be reproduced without permission from Festival Foods. We strongly encourage guests to review the ingredient lists of suggested products before purchasing to ensure they meet individual dietary needs. All products not available at all Festival locations.


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