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Lite Grilled Cheese with Tomato Chutney and Coleslaw


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Lite Grilled Cheese with Tomato Chutney and Coleslaw


  • Prep Time : 8 minutes min
  • Cook Time : 30 minutes min
  • Ready Time : 38 min




  • For coleslaw:
  • 2 cups classic coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup low fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • Pinch fennel or caraway seeds
  • For sandwich:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 Cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons raisins or currants
  • 1 tablespoons Honey
  • 1/4 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 slices reduced fat Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced



  1. In a large bowl, combine coleslaw with yogurt, vinegar, sugar and fennel seeds. Stir well and set aside for 10 minutes before serving with sandwiches.
  2. In a medium saucepan heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion and sauté 5 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic and ginger and sauté 1 minute more. Stir in spices and tomatoes and cook 5 minutes or until tomatoes begin to soften and break down. Add vinegar, raisins and honey and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in salt and let cool completely.
  3. Heat griddle over medium high heat and lightly grease with cooking spray. To assemble sandwich, spread about 2 tablespoons of chutney on 4 slices of bread. Top with 2 slices of cheese and a few slices of avocado. Cook sandwiches for 4 to 6 minutes each side or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown. Cut in half to serve with coleslaw on the side.

About Jamie Geller


Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the "Queen of Kosher" (CBS) and the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (New York Times), she's the creative force behind JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine . Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their five busy kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen - quickly. Check out her new book, "Joy of Kosher: Fast, Fresh Family Recipes."

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