It’s National Eat What You Want Day! Wow – you can’t beat that!
I think I’m going to pick my mom’s Grilled Cheese with Bacon, Tomato, & Garlic! You can’t go wrong with a great gourmet grilled cheese sandwich – Dig in!
Grilled Cheese with Bacon,Tomato & Garlic
4 slices bacon, cooked crisp
3/4 cup grated Gruyere
1/2 cup grated Fontina
2 Tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4 slices 1/2″-thick 9-grain Italian bread
1/2 large tomato, sliced
1-2 Tablespoons butter, room temperature
1 large roasted garlic clove (click here for roasting recipe)
Combine cheeses and red pepper flakes in small bowl.
Butter 2 slices of bread on one side and place, butter-side down, on flat griddle pan. Top with 1/2 of cheese mixture, 2 slices of bacon, 1-2 slices of tomato then remainder of cheese mixture. Butter remaining two slices of bread on one side and place butter side up on top of sandwich.
Cook over medium heat until one side is brown then flip over to brown other side. While the bread is still hot, cut the garlic clove in half and brush toasted bread with garlic.
Cut in half and serve immediately.
Recipe can be found at Sip. Saute. Savor.