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!!

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20 Min
10 Min


bacon slices ( thick cut maple glazed)
2 Tbsp
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


  • 1Fry 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
  • 2Delicious 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