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California Cheddar Cheese Sliders with Tomato Jam

Real California Sliders

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5minutes

6 (2-ounce) slices California Cheddar cheese

6 (3-inch) round rolls, split and toasted

6 tablespoons tomato jam (recipe below)

Place 1 slice cheese on bottom of each roll. Place under broiler briefly to melt cheese. Top with 1 tablespoon tomato jam; close roll.

Makes 6 sliders

To make tomato jam, in skillet over medium heat, simmer 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice, 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon chili powder until thick. Season with salt and pepper. (Yield: 1 cup)

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 279 calories; 14 g fat; 58 mg cholesterol; 562 mg sodium; 21 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 14 g protein

Recipe provided by the California Milk Advisory Board.

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