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Blue Cheese, Radicchio, and Fig Sandwiches

If you can find fresh figs, by all means slice them and substitute for the jam in these sandwiches.

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If you can find fresh figs, by all means slice them and substitute for the jam in these sandwiches.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 8 slices sprouted whole-grain bread
  • 8 tsp. melted butter, trans fat–free margarine, or olive oil, divided
  • 4 Tbs. fig jam
  • 1 cup thinly sliced radicchio or Belgian endive

Preparation

1. Mash blue cheese and cream cheese together in small bowl, leaving some blue cheese chunks. Set aside.

2. Brush 4 slices bread with half of butter, and set butter side down on baking sheet. Spread each slice with 1 Tbs. jam, and sprinkle with 1/4 cup radicchio. Spread remaining 4 slices bread with blue cheese mixture, and set on top of radicchio. Brush sandwich tops with remaining melted butter.

3. Heat large skillet or griddle over medium-low heat. Cook sandwiches in skillet 4 minutes, or until browned and crisp. Flip, and cook 3 minutes more, or until second side is browned.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 419
  • Carbohydrate Content 48 g
  • Cholesterol Content 52 mg
  • Fat Content 20 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 12 g
  • Sodium Content 607 mg
  • Sugar Content 17 g