LaPorte-obello Grilled Cheese Sandwich

21 g
52 g
11 g
Total Fat
5 min
Prep Time
6 min
Cook Time


  • 4 small slices sourdough bread
  • 2 large portobello mushrooms
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 onion
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese
  • 2 slices low-fat Monterey Jack cheese

Nutrition Facts

per serving

Calories: 393
Protein: 21 g
Carbohydrate: 52 g
Fiber: 6 g
Total Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 25 mg
Calcium: 41% DV
Sodium: 351 mg


  1. Slice mushrooms, red pepper and onion into large strips.
  2. Spray bottom of nonstick frying pan with olive oil cooking spray and sauté vegetables until tender, about 2 minutes.
  3. Assemble the sandwiches by spraying the outside of each slice of bread with olive oil cooking spray. Place one slice of low-fat Monterey Jack cheese on top of the bottom piece of bread of sandwich. Add the mushroom, pepper, onion mixture. Top with one tablespoon of crumbled blue cheese and the second slice of bread.
  4. Grill sandwiches in a nonstick frying pan over moderate heat until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

Inspired by the first place winning recipe submitted by George Baley, LaPorte, IN, in the American Dairy Association of Indiana’s Best Grilled Cheese Contest.