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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onion, Applewood Bacon & Swiss Gruyere Cheese

I made this grilled cheese sandwich for lunch today and it was absolute heaven. The saltiness of the bacon, the creaminess of the Swiss Gruyere cheese and the sweetness of the caramelized onions blend perfectly in between the crunchy bread. If you've got a craving for comfort try this recipe on for size:

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Ingredients (makes 2 sandwiches)
- 4 slices of whole wheat bread
- Thinly sliced Swiss Gruyere cheese
- 4-6 slices of Applewood bacon
- 4 Tbs. of caramelized onions
- Butter

Grilled Cheese Preparation
Place 2 slices of the bread on a flat surface, divide half of the cheese among the slices. Top the cheese with the Applewood bacon. Then top the Applewood bacon with the caramelized onions and the remaining cheese.

Place the 2 remaining slices of bread on top to make two sandwiches. Butter the top of the bread using half of the butter.

Preheat a pan on medium-low heat. Place the sandwiches in the pan, butter-side down (may need to do in batches) and cook until lightly golden brown.

Spread the remaining butter on the bread facing up, then flip and continue cooking until the bottom is golden brown and the cheese has melted.


Do you love bacon? Check out these tasty bacon treats!


  1. Uh hello--That looks amazing!! Following.

  2. Thanks! It's become my favorite sandwich. =)