Pulled Pork & Cherry Caramelized Onion Grilled Che

Debbie Reid


A yummy take on a grilled cheese. Pulled pork complimented by caramelized onions with sweet cherries, creamy fontina cheese and a touch of tangy bleu cheese.


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10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
    large onion, sliced thin, halved
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2/3 c
    frozen, pitted dark sweet cherries, thawed, chopped
  • 6 oz
    store bought sauceless pulled pork
  • 4 slice
    hearty white bread
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 6 oz
    fontina cheese, sliced thin
  • 2 oz
    bleu cheese, crumbled

How to Make Pulled Pork & Cherry Caramelized Onion Grilled Che


  1. Heat a large skillet over low heat. Add in butter and allow to melt. Add in the onion and salt and cook until onions are golden brown, approximately 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add in the lemon juice and cherries, mix to combine. Cook for 1 - 2 minutes until heated through, set aside.
  2. Heat pork according to package directions; set aside.
  3. Place the bread onto work surface in a single layer. Evenly spread the softened butter onto one side of each slice of bread, sprinkle with garlic powder. Turn two of the slices over and onto those slices, evenly divide the fontina cheese, pork, bleu cheese and the reserved onion/cherry mixture. Top with reserved two slices of bread, butter side up.
  4. Heat a large skillet over low heat. Place the sandwiches into skillet and cook until golden brown, approximately 3 - 4 minutes. Flip sandwiches over and cook the second side in the same manner.

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About Pulled Pork & Cherry Caramelized Onion Grilled Che

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Onion, #cheese, #cherry

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