Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Irish Dubliner, Bacon and Caramelized Pear Grilled Cheese

By

Google Ads
Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (2 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1 firm ripe pear, cored and cut into 16 slices
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 8 slices smoked bacon
  • 8 ounces Dubliner cheese, cut into 16 slices
  • 8 slices soft sourdough sandwich bread

Details

Servings 4

Preparation

Step 1

1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Toss the pears in a bowl with sugar and add to pan. Cook until tender and golden, about 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and reserve.
2. Return pan to heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp, about 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate covered with paper towel and drain. Discard fat from skillet and wipe out.
3. To assemble, place 4 slices of bread on a work surface. Layer each with 1 slice of cheese, 4 pear slices, 2 bacon slices, 1 more slice of cheese, and remaining slices of bread. Spread outside of each sandwich with remaining butter.
4. Heat pan over medium heat until hot. Add 2 of the sandwiches, cover the skillet, and cook until golden, about 4 minutes. Turnsandwiches, cover and cook until golden and the cheese has melted, about 3 minutes longer. Repeat with the remaining 2 sandwiches.

—Recipe by David Bonom.


Nutritional Info (per serving)
•Calories 606
•Fat 40g
•Cholesterol 106mg
•Sodium 1217mg
•Carbohydrates 36g
•Fiber 2g
•Sugars 6g
•Protein 26g

You'll also love

Review this recipe

BACON CHEESEBURGER BUNS Cream Cheese Bacon Crescents