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Curated recipes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes – complete with nutritional values.

Sun-Dried Tomato and Avocado Grilled Cheese Recipe

Original recipe found on Pinterest


  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 slices whole-wheat bread, Gluten Free Bread or even Paleo or keto Bread
  • 1 slice sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ avocado, sliced
  • 6 sun-dried tomatoes


  1. Heat a pan over medium-low heat. Brush 1/2 teaspoon olive oil on one side of a bread slice and place in the pan oil side down.
  2. Top with cheese, avocado, tomatoes, and remaining slice of bread.
  3. Lightly brush top slice of bread with remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil. Cook for about 2 minutes or until bread turns golden brown and cheese begins to melt.
  4. Flip, and cook on the other side until bread is browned and cheese is completely melted.
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