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Onion and Bacon Cheese Sandwiches

Give everyday grilled cheese a boost! Top sandwiches with cooked bacon pieces and sliced onion.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, thinly sliced
8
slices (3/4 oz each) Cheddar cheese
8
slices Vienna bread, 1/2 inch thick

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Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost cooked. Add onion. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender. Remove bacon and onion from skillet. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  • 2 To make each sandwich, layer cheese, bacon and onion between 2 bread slices. Place 2 sandwiches in drippings in skillet. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until bread is crisp and golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost cooked. Add onion. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender. Remove bacon and onion from skillet. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  • 2 To make each sandwich, layer cheese, bacon and onion between 2 bread slices. Place 2 sandwiches in drippings in skillet. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until bread is crisp and golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can use any good bread such as sourdough or Italian to make these delicious sandwiches.

Make it a hearty supper by heating up a favorite family soup to serve with the sandwiches.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.