Grilled Pear & Blue Cheese Sandwich

Throw the pear, blue cheese and arugula you're used to seeing in a salad between two slices of country bread with a schmear of Dijon, and you've got a grilled sandwich you won't soon forget!
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  • 2 tsp honey Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices country wheat or whole-wheat bread, divided
  • 1/2 oz blue cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 Anjou pear, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup baby arugula leaves


  1. Spread Dijon on 1 slice of bread. Add cheese, pear and arugula. Top with remaining slice of bread. Place sandwich in a hot panini press and grill until cheese melts and begins to bubble and bread is crisp, about 3 minutes. (NOTE: Alternatively, toast sandwich in a nonstick skillet on medium-high heat, flipping once.)

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 sandwich
  • Calories: 244
  • Carbohydrate Content: 36 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 8 mg
  • Fat Content: 5 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 10.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 302 mg
  • Sugar Content: 13 g