Pear and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Pear and Bacon Grilled Cheese
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons currant or fig jam
  • 2 slices white sandwich bread
  • slices Cheddar
  • 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.
By September, 2011

Nutritional Information

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

Quick Tip

Cheddar
Try substituting Gruyère for the Cheddar in this recipe. Its nutty richness perfectly complements the bacon and jam.

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