Recipe by Lauren
"This unlikely combination is delicious with fresh fall apples. This recipe requires high quality ingredients. I recommend a Vermont aged Cheddar cheese and Honeycrisp apples. Your favorite apple would work too!"
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cracked wheat bread
2 thin slices
aged Cheddar cheese
Honeycrisp apple, or more to taste
cooked bacon strips
OMG! I love apples and bacon and placing it between two slices of lightly grilled bread with melted cheese...delicious! This is a nice twist on traditional grilled cheese and it was a perfect combination of sweet and salty. I used thick sliced whole grain bread, but whatever bread you use this is bound to be delicious. This is definitely a case of don't knock it 'til ya try it!
This one is a no-fail, every time great sammy. Idk why I never thought to put apples in a grilled cheese!! So now the question becomes... what else can I put between two slices of bread?????? Omg! This is one of those recipes that opens your eyes to all kinds of possibilities.
Can I give this more than 5 stars?! We loved this! I used this recipe for Johnsonville-s 6 Ingredient or Less challenge. I used a rustic boule of whole wheat bread and replaced the bacon with crumbled sausage meat. I also served it with the Yummy Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce from this site. So good! The flavors are perfect! If you don't have a panini press, just heat a skillet on medium and when it's hot, put your sandwich down with another, smaller pan on top of it to press it down. Then, just put a heavy can on it to hold it. Flip the sandwich after 2-3 minutes (after it's toasted nicely).
I used to make these all the time when I was a kid. Not sure where the idea came from, but a nice alternative to the standard grilled cheese. I like the saltiness of the bacon with the sweetness of the apple.
I thought this was an unusual combo but thought it was worth a try. I LOVE THIS!! Easy to make too. I think this might be good as an open face sandwich for a ladies lunch. Thank you for this!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Apple and Bacon Grilled Cheese
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 173
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