Grilled Onion, Apple, and Blue Cheese Sandwich on 9-Grain Bread

Grilled Caramelized Onion, Apple, and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

Bring some excitement to your lunch with these sandwiches that pack a flavorful punch from sweet caramelized onions, tart Granny Smith apples and rich blue cheese.

Total Time26


  • 4 slices Nature’s Own 40 Calories 9-Grain Bread

  • 1 large Vidalia or other sweet onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)

  • 1 tablespoon light balsamic vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

  • 3/4 cup very thinly sliced Granny Smith apple (16 slices)

  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese


  • Heat vinaigrette in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Add onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring often.

  • Meanwhile spread 1 side of bread slices with butter.

  • Divide onion between unbuttered sides of 2 bread slices; top with apple, cheese and remaining bread slices, buttered side up.

  • Cook in same skillet over medium heat 3 minutes per side or until browned, pressing down with spatula to slightly compress.