Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe
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Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Old-school grilled cheese has its place, but my version stacks spinach, apple and Brie on pumpernickel. For a more compact sandwich, press a heavy pan on it while toasting. —George Wilkins, Mays Landing, New Jersey
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 8 slices pumpernickel bread
  • 8 cooked bacon strips
  • 1 medium apple, thinly sliced

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper until blended. Add spinach; toss to coat.
Place half of the cheese on four bread slices. Layer with bacon, spinach mixture, apple and remaining cheese. Top with remaining bread; brush outsides of sandwiches with remaining oil.
In a large skillet or grill pan, toast sandwiches over medium heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese in Simple & Delicious August/September 2015

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 579 calories, 39g fat (15g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 1134mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 24g protein.

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 8 slices pumpernickel bread
  • 8 cooked bacon strips
  • 1 medium apple, thinly sliced
  1. In a small bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper until blended. Add spinach; toss to coat.
  2. Place half of the cheese on four bread slices. Layer with bacon, spinach mixture, apple and remaining cheese. Top with remaining bread; brush outsides of sandwiches with remaining oil.
  3. In a large skillet or grill pan, toast sandwiches over medium heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese in Simple & Delicious August/September 2015

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annrms User ID: 2649709 256603
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2016

"I love it when I'm served food that is simple and delicious. DH made these sandwiches for our Sunday supper. I greatly enjoyed the creamy brie sandwiched between slices of Gala apple and crisp bacon."

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