Pear and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Pear and Bacon Grilled Cheese
James Wojcik
Perk up ordinary grilled cheese with salty bacon, sliced pears, and a dollop of jam.

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Serves 1
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
10
minutes

Ingredients

2
tablespoons
unsalted butter
2
tablespoons
currant or fig jam
2
slices white sandwich bread
2
slices Cheddar
2
slices cooked bacon
1/4
small pear, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Spread the jam on 1 slice of the bread and form a sandwich with the cheese, bacon, and pear.
  2. Cook the sandwich, covered, until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
Emily McKenna
August 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 762
  • Fat 49 g
  • Sat Fat 28 g
  • Cholesterol 134 mg
  • Sodium 918 mg
  • Protein 23 g
  • Carbohydrate 61 g
  • Sugar 30 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Calcium 501 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.