Comfort Food on the Griddle

From grilled cheese to pancakes, try these recipes for some classic comfort food.


From Weeknight Cooking Made Easy

These hot grilled sandwiches are a yummy choice for last-minute meals.

Giardiniera, a pickled vegetable mixture, is available in mild and hot varieties and can be found in the Italian or pickle section of your grocery store. You can also cook the sandwiches on an indoor panini grill.

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. Total: 20 min.

You Will Need 2 packages (12 ounces each) refrigerated breaded chicken breast tenders 1/4 cup butter, softened 8 slices Italian bread 1/4 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup giardiniera 8 slices mozzarella cheese

What to Do 1. Heat chicken tenders in the microwave according to package directions.

2. Butter one side of each slice of bread. Place four slices, buttered side down, on a griddle or panini grill. 3. Spread each slice with 1 tablespoon tomato sauce; top with two to three chicken tenders, 1 tablespoon giardiniera and two slices of cheese. Top with remaining bread, butter side up. 4. Cook over medium heat until golden brown, turning once if using a griddle.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts: 1 sandwich equals 653 calories, 33 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 145 mg cholesterol, 1,567 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 41 g protein.

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