Grilled BLT Sandwich

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp white cheddar cheese or other cheese of your choosing
  • 8 (1 1/2-ounce) slices hearty white bread
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 6 slices center-cut bacon, cooked

Instructions

  1. Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1 cup onion and garlic; cook for 10 minutes or until tender and toasty brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over each of 4 bread slices. Top each slice with 1/2 cup spinach, 2 tomato slices, 2 tablespoons onion mixture, and 1 1/2 bacon slices. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese; top with the remaining 4 bread slices.
  3. Heat skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place sandwiches in pan, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese melts.