Onion and Bacon Cheese Sandwiches

Give everyday grilled cheese a boost! Top sandwiches with cooked bacon pieces and sliced onion.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, thinly sliced
8
slices (3/4 oz each) Cheddar cheese
8
slices Vienna bread, 1/2 inch thick

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost cooked. Add onion. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender. Remove bacon and onion from skillet. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  • 2 To make each sandwich, layer cheese, bacon and onion between 2 bread slices. Place 2 sandwiches in drippings in skillet. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until bread is crisp and golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Expert Tips

You can use any good bread such as sourdough or Italian to make these delicious sandwiches.

Make it a hearty supper by heating up a favorite family soup to serve with the sandwiches.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.