Onion and Bacon Cheese Sandwiches

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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