Honey Roasted PB & J

Honey Roasted PB & J
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This recipe is a great play on the traditional peanut butter sandwich that most children love and enjoy. This particular grilled cheese elevates the original by adding banana and Monterey Jack cheese to create an unexpected flavor combination that creates a new experience for children. (pg 104)

1
Servings
45
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2–4 tablespoons melted sweet butter, for grilling
  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 teaspoons honey roasted peanut butter (or enough to cover bread)
  • 11⁄2–2 slices Monterey Jack
  • 1⁄3 banana, sliced
  • 1⁄8 cup roasted, salted cashews, hand-cracked
  • 11⁄2 teaspoons currant jam

Directions

Brush the melted butter on the outside of the 2 slices of sourdough bread. In an unheated sauté pan, place 1 slice of bread butter side down. Spread honey roasted peanut butter on bread, followed by1 slice of Monterey Jack cheese, banana slices, and cashews. Spread currant jam on other slice of bread, non- butter side, and place on top, butter side up. Turn burner to medium heat.

Let sandwich cook for 3–5 minutes per side or until bread is golden brown.

Cut on the diagonal and serve warm.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Calcium, Ca
36mg
4%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Magnesium, Mg
10mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
36mg
5%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
20mg
1%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Honey Shopping Tip

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Honey Cooking Tip

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.