Grilled Cheese

Spiced Bacon & Havarti Grilled Cheese

Prep Time: 10 MIN  |  Cook Time: 25 MIN  |  Servings: 4
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Spiced Bacon & Havarti Grilled Cheese
Prep Time
10 MIN
Cook Time
25 MIN
Servings
4

Smoked bacon is brushed with a spicy maple syrup, oven roasted and piled on grilled whole grain bread with 3 slices of Sargento® Havarti Cheese.

Ingredients
  • 12 slices smoked thick cut bacon
  • 3 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 12 slices Sargento® Havarti Cheese
Directions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. Place bacon slices on a parchment or foil lined baking sheet.
  2. In a small bowl, combine maple syrup and next 3 ingredients. Brush one side of bacon with maple syrup mixture. Place baking sheet on center rack of oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Flip bacon using a fork or tongs, then brush bacon with remaining syrup mixture. Return to oven and bake an additional 10 minutes or until bacon is browned. Remove from oven and let cool. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towels and blot to remove excess grease. Cut bacon in half and set aside.
  3. Spread mayo on 1 side of each slice of bread. Place 4 slices of bread mayo side down on a clean surface or baking sheet. Place 1 slice of cheese on each slice of bread. Place 3 halves of bacon over cheese. Place 1 slice of cheese over bacon. Place 3 more halves of bacon over 2nd slice of cheese. Place 3nd slice of cheese over bacon. Top with remaining slice of bread mayo side up.
  4. Pre-heat a large skillet or griddle over medium low heat. Place 1-2 sandwiches in hot pan and grill for 2-3 minutes covered until golden brown. Flip sandwiches and grill an additional 2-3 minutes uncovered until golden brown. Remove from pan and keep warm while grilling remaining sandwiches. Cut in half and serve.

Serving Size 4

Calories

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 34.00g 52%
Sat. Fat 17.00g 85%
Mono Unsat. Fat 8.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.00g
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 1060mg 44%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 15g
Protein 31g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 6RE
Vitamin C 3mg 4%
Calcium 960mg 100%
Iron 2mg 15%