Bacon & Gorgonzola “Grilled” Cheese

Jodi Taffel

By
@TheBaconBabe

Grilled cheese and Bacon is my go-to dish. But sometimes I just don't want all the extra fat that comes from actually "grilling" it. I find that as long as the ingredients are premium, putting the sandwich in the toaster oven is a great alternative.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
jalepeno flavored bacon
1 c
sweet maui onions, sliced
1 c
cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 lb
gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
4
honey wheat sandwich thins

Directions Step-By-Step

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1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
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2. Cover a baking sheet with foil and lay a metal cooling rack on top.
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3. Lay bacon on rack and cook 20 minutes or til bacon is crisp.
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4. Transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate
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5. Toss sliced onions and mushrooms in bacon grease and cook in over 15 minutes or until veggies are soft
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6. Pile ¼ of the veggie mix onto the bottoms of the sandwich thins
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7. Top each with ¼ of the gorgonzola cheese
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8. Cut the bacon slices in half and evenly distribute them on top of the cheese
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9. Sop up any remaining bacon grease with the insides of the sandwich thins tops
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10. Put the tops on the sandwiches and cook in the toaster oven 5-7 minutes or til the cheese is melted and the sandwiches are browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids