Grilled Cheese with Bacon & Thousand Island Dressing

Grilled Cheese With Bacon & Thousand Island Dressing Recipe

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Lynn Hoar


What a yummy combination of flavors...
I picked this "keeper" out of the Food Network magazine...

I never would have thought to add Thousand Island Dressing to a grilled cheese and bacon sandwich... But boy-o-boy am I ever glad that someone else did!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
10 Min


  • 8
    bacon slices ( thick cut maple glazed)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 8
    slices of sourdough bread or a hearty country white
  • 12 oz
    cotswold cheese( aka: double gloucester with chives) or cheddar cheese
  • 4 Tbsp
    thousand island dressing ( bottled or homemade)
  • ·
    ***cotswold cheese can be found on line at amazon or in speciality cheese stores. for everyday meals i substitute sharp cheddar, snip a few chives over that and add a few slivers of shaved sweet onion, then the bacon.

How to Make Grilled Cheese with Bacon & Thousand Island Dressing


  1. Fry bacon until crisp, drain on paper towels
    Wipe off griddle...
    Butter one side of all 8 slices of bread
    Add 4 slices of bread with butter side down to griddle

    Top each bread slice with a quarter of the cheese, and 2 strips of bacon...spread Thousand Island on the inside of each buttered "top" bread and put down dressing side touching bacon.

    Flip sandwiches and grill until golden brown
  2. Delicious paired with a cup of homemade tomato soup!

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About Grilled Cheese with Bacon & Thousand Island Dressing

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes

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