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Grilled Mushroom and Gruyere

Gruyere is so tasty – so earthy. This is a great sandwich with quite a bite to it.

Grilled Mushroom and Gruyere
Grilled Mushroom and Gruyere

4 servings
305 calories per serving

1 T butter
8 oz. sliced mushrooms
4 t Dijon mustard
8 slices whole wheat bread
5 oz. spinach leaves
¼ c shallots, sliced very thinly
1 c shredded Gruyere cheese

Heat butter and sauté shallots 3 minutes then add mushrooms and sauté another 6 minutes. Add up to 2 T of hot water if the mix gets too dry. Spread mustard on bread and add spinach leaves, ¼ c cheese and ¼ of the mushroom and shallot mix. Top with the rest of the bread. Spray a hot skillet with Pam. Spray each side of the sandwich with ICBINB Spray and then cook 2-3 minutes per side or until golden and cheese is melted.

Italian Veggies and Pasta

Savory, cheesy, hot baked goodness ! This pasta and veggie dish has just enough spice and everything is right. The mixture of cheeses is awesome and when you add in all the veggies. This becomes a super nutritious, healthy meal.

Italian Veggies and Pasta
Italian Veggies and Pasta

4 servings
390 calories per serving

8 oz. uncooked FiberGourmet rotini (with regular pasta, add 80 calories per serving)
3 c diced, peeled eggplant
1 c thinly sliced zucchini
1 c chopped green pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
½ t garlic powder
½ t onion powder
½ t basil flakes
½ t oregano flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
8 oz. spicy tomato sauce
4 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
2 oz. shredded gruyere cheese
2 T grated parmesan cheese

Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain, cover and keep warm. In a Dutch oven or large skillet combine eggplant, zucchini, pepper, garlic, seasonings, tomato sauce and tomatoes. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and cover and simmer 20 minutes. Spray a 9×13 pan with Pam and spoon in pasta then sprinkle with parm and pour over the veggie mix. Sprinkle with mozzarella and gruyere cheeses. Broil 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Mushroom Tarts

Savory umami goodness all in a nice little puff pastry package. These make great appetizers, sides, and snacks. The gruyere cheese is a perfect complement to the shallot and mushroom. This is a crowd pleaser !

Mushroom Tarts
Mushroom Tarts

9 servings
185 calories per serving

2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed and cut into 18 rounds
1 T oil
1 shallot, diced
1 lb. sliced mushrooms
Kosher salt to taste
Pepper to taste
2 T chopped basil or parsley
¾ c grated Gruyere cheese (use sharp cheddar instead if you wish)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Keep pastry rounds in the frig on a baking sheet so they remain cold. Heat oil and cook shallot 4 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook 10 minutes then season with salt, pepper and herbs. A baking sheet with Pam and place 9 rounds on the sheet. Divide mushrooms onto the rounds. Then top with cheese and then with a pastry round. Bake 25 minutes.

Golden Gruyere Quesadillas

Gruyere cheese is the cheese often found on the top of French onion soup. It is a hard cheese with a very rich and nutty flavor. These quesadillas take perfect advantage of the distinctive flavors of both gruyere cheese and basil, combining them to make a taste treat you won’t forget.

Golden Gruyere Quesadillas
Golden Gruyere Quesadillas

2 servings
354 calories per serving

2 flour tortillas
4 oz. Gruyere cheese, sliced thinly
Fresh basil leaves

Heat skillet and spray with Pam. Make a sandwich with the tortillas, cheese and basil. Cook a few minutes on each side to melt the cheese and then cut into wedges.

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