PB & Banana Grilled Cheese

Whip up a quick snack for the kiddies or a meal-on-the-go with just 4 ingredients and 8 minutes. Bonus: It's loaded with fiber!

Photo: Edward Pond

By Emily Christopher

Serves: 1
Hands-on time: 4 minutes
Total time: 8 minutes


  • 2 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread
  • 1 tbsp natural unsalted peanut butter
  • 1/2 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 oz low-fat medium cheddar cheese, sliced


Heat a medium nonstick pan on medium-low. Place bread on a work surface and spread each slice with peanut butter, dividing evenly. On 1 slice, layer banana and cheese. Top with remaining slice of bread, peanut-butter side down. Place sandwich in pan and cook, turning once, until bread lightly toasts and cheese melts, about 2 minutes per side.

Nutrients per sandwich: Calories: 363, Total Fat: 11 g, Sat. Fat:2 g, Carbs: 54 g, Fiber: 8 g, Sugars: 18 g, Protein: 16 g,
Sodium: 352 mg, Cholesterol: 3 mg