Tomato and Sauerkraut Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Main Courses
Tomato and Sauerkraut Grilled Cheese Sandwich

An easy, cheesy classic turns sophisticated in a simple recipe that fits into your weight loss plan. Probiotic-rich sauerkraut is the star of the show in this delicious take on a grilled cheese sandwich.

Everyone’s favorite childhood meal is made healthy and hearty with a few Extra ingredients that add major flavor. Featuring a bit of Dijon mustard, sliced tomatoes and pile of sauerkraut, our Tomato and Sauerkraut Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe is a delicious and nutritious meal that satisfies your comfort food cravings. Find out how to make the ultimate gourmet grilled cheese in just four easy steps.

To make this easy grilled cheese, heat a pan to medium-high heat and grab two slices of seeded bread. Assemble the sandwich by spreading Dijon mustard on one slice of the bread. Next, arrange two slices of cheddar cheese on each slice of bread and lay the tomatoes and sauerkraut on the bottom slice. Close the sandwich and spread some light butter on each side. Place the sandwich on the hot pan and cook both sides until they are golden brown and the cheese becomes melted.

Enjoy your grilled cheese with a delicious bowl of tomato soup. Our Zesty Tomato Soup recipe is the perfect choice because it only contains 50 calories per serving and counts as one Extra and one Vegetable on Nutrisystem.

This Tomato and Sauerkraut Grilled Cheese Sandwich contains 394 calories. You can log it as two SmartCarbs, two PowerFuels, two Extras and half of a Vegetable in the NuMi app.

Watching your carbs? Feel free to swap out the bread with a lower calorie option so that you can count it as one SmartCarb instead of two. Find a loaf of bread that provides 40 to 45 calories per slice so that two slices count as one SmartCarb. You can also substitute in your favorite type of cheese and omit the mustard if you so choose!

Looking for another creative way to cook with sauerkraut? Check out this One-Pan Simple Sausage and Sauerkraut recipe!

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 394

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 SmartCarbs, 2 PowerFuels, 2 Extras and ½ Vegetable


  • 2 slices of seeded bread (i.e. rye bread, multigrain bread)
  • 4 ultra thin slices of cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices of tomato
  • 1/3 cup sauerkraut
  • 2 tsp. light butter


  1. Heat a pan to medium-high heat.
  2. Assemble sandwich by spreading mustard on one slice of bread. Arrange two slices of cheddar cheese on each slice of bread. Lay tomatoes and sauerkraut on bottom slice. Top with the other half of the sandwich.
  3. Spread 1 teaspoon of butter on each side of the sandwich. Place sandwich on the hot pan.
  4. Cook until the bread is golden brown, then flip the sandwich. Cook until the other side becomes golden brown and the cheese has melted. Serve immediately.
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