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4 muffin halves
Prep time:
5 minutes
Cooking time:
6-8 minutes


¼ cup shredded cheese (try cheddar, mozzarella or a blend)
1 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise
½ teaspoon prepared mustard
2 English muffins, halved or 2 bread slices (try whole wheat)
1 medium tomato, cut into 4 slices or diced


1. In a small bowl, combine cheese, mayonnaise and mustard.
2. Spread cheese mixture evenly over English muffin halves or bread slices.

Oven or toaster oven method:
3. Broil or toast until cheese melts, 2-3 minutes.
4. Place tomatoes on each sandwich.
5. Serve 'as-is' or broil to heat the tomato, 2-3 minutes.

Skillet method:
3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add sandwiches bread side down.
4. Cover and heat until cheese melts, 7-8 minutes.
5. Top with tomatoes before or after heating.
6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Makes 4 muffin halves or 2 sandwiches


  • For extra flavor try fresh avocado or basil leaves under the tomato or add 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder to the cheese mixture.

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