Grilled Melted Brie Sandwich recipe
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Grilled Melted Brie Sandwich

Dairy Farmers of Canada
Comments
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 - 7 mins
  • Yields 4 sandwiches

Ingredients

2 cups (500 mL) baby spinach
4 panini, ciabatta or
small baguette loaves
1/3 cup (80 mL) coarsely chopped walnuts or
pecans
1 unpeeled pear, thinly sliced
12 1/2 oz (375 g) Canadian Brie, sliced

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Preparation

Preheat barbecue to medium-high.

Place spinach in a microwave-safe dish with 2 tbsp (30 mL) water. Cover and cook 2 minutes on high. Drain and set aside.

Open bread and evenly divide ingredients among sandwiches, layering them. Close sandwiches. Quickly grill on barbecue, flattening sandwiches with a frying pan or spatula.

Serve immediately with a tossed salad drizzled with Italian dressing.

Tips

Alternative: This sandwich is just as delicious with raw spinach.

The sandwiches can be prepared ahead of time without grilling. The pears, however, should only be added just prior to serving to ensure they do not turn black.

For a change of taste, try with Canadian Swiss, Camembert or Cheddar, etc.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 508 Calories
Protein: 24 g
Carbohydrate: 40 g
Fibre: 6.7 g
Fat: 29 g
Sodium: 796 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 21 % / 225 mg
Folate: 76 %
Vitamin B12: 64 %
Riboflavin: 42 %
Zinc: 34 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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