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Recipe

Blackberry, Bacon, and Brie Grilled Cheese

Servings: 2

Grilled cheese is a year-round favorite, but the blackberry preserves in this one give it a fruity spin.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon, cut in half
  • 4 slices crusty bread, about 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 Tbs. blackberry preserves
  • 4 oz. brie, rind removed and sliced

Nutritional Information

  • Calories (kcal) : 780
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 420
  • Fat (g): 47
  • Saturated Fat (g): 21
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 3.5
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 18
  • Cholesterol (mg): 105
  • Sodium (mg): 1330
  • Carbohydrates (g): 54
  • Fiber (g): 4
  • Sugar (g): 18
  • Protein (g): 32

Preparation

  • Cook the bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, flipping occasionally, until crisp. transfer the bacon to a plate lined with paper towels to drain. Pour off the drippings and reserve. Wipe out the skillet.
  • Spread 2 slices of the bread with 1 Tbs. each of the preserves, and top with the bacon and cheese. Top with the remaining slices of bread. Return 1-1/2 Tbs. of the bacon drippings to the pan, and set over medium heat. Arrange the sandwiches in the skillet.
  • Cook until the bottom slices of bread are golden brown, about 3 minutes. Flip, add another 1 to 1-1/2 Tbs. of drippings to the pan, and cook until the bread is golden and the cheese has melted, about 2 minutes. Slice in half, and serve.

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  • londonrs | 02/26/2019

    I'm making this for my family for the second time tonight. It's not healthy, but boy is is delicious! My kids love it. I'm serving it with roasted potatoes on the side.

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