Buffalo Grilled Cheese

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

| 1 min read

This recipe has that kick of buffalo everyone loves – the tang from the vinegar and the kick of heat from cayenne. Both the avocado and jack cheese adds a creamy component that literally makes this a melt-in-your-mouth meal. While grilled cheeses generally pack in mostly saturated fat, a type of fat that can contribute to heart disease risk when consumed in excess, the avocado in this recipe packs in healthy unsaturated fats, medium chain triglycerides and even fiber.

Total Time:

20 minutes

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cooking Difficulty:


Serving Amount
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread

  • butter-flavored spray oil

  • 13 cup Monterey Jack or Swiss Cheese

  • 12 avocado, sliced

  • 1 sprig green onion, chopped

  • celery and extra buffalo sauce for serving

  • Step 1

    Spray one side of the bread slices with butter-flavored spray.

  • Step 2

    Place a skillet over low to medium/low heat. Immediately add 2 slices of bread with the sprayed side-down.

  • Step 3

    Add cheese on one of the pieces of bread with a couple of dashes of buffalo sauce, about 1 tablespoon, green onion and avocado. Cover with the other piece of toast and flip the sandwich over.

  • Step 4

    Continue sautéing, flipping once, until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut in half diagonally to serve. Serve with celery sticks and additional buffalo sauce. Enjoy!

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