Recipe Is: Meatless

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 leeks, white and lightweight green parts only, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch lengths
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 6 ounces shredded sharp yellow Cheddar (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 4-oz. jar sliced pimentos, drained
  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 slices 7-grain bread
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

Nutritional Information

  • Calories per serving 440
  • Fat per serving 30g
  • Saturated fat per serving 13g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Protein per serving 17g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 29g
  • Fiber per serving 3g
  • Cholesterol per serving 58mg
  • Iron per serving 3mg
  • Sodium per serving 687mg
  • Calcium per serving 412mg
  • Calories per serving 440
  • Fat per serving 30g
  • Saturated fat per serving 13g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Protein per serving 17g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 29g
  • Fiber per serving 3g
  • Cholesterol per serving 58mg
  • Iron per serving 3mg
  • Sodium per serving 687mg
  • Calcium per serving 412mg

How to Make It

Step 1

Warm oil inside a large broilerproof skillet over medium heat. Add leeks, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Cover and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 10 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and glossy, 10 minutes longer. Transfer to some plate; let cool slightly. Rinse and dry skillet.

Step 2

Preheat broiler. Inside a bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and chipotle. Stir in Cheddar, pimentos and leeks.

Step 3

Spread One teaspoon. butter on 1 side of each bread slice. Sprinkle with Parmigiano-Reggiano; press to stick. Flip bread; spread with pimento cheese. Place sandwiches in skillet, pimento cheese–side up. Cook over medium heat until bottom is golden, Two to three minutes. Transfer skillet to oven. Broil until bubbling and browning in spots, a couple of minutes. Serve.