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Grilled Cheddar, Tomato and Bacon Sandwiches Recipe

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This recipe for Grilled Cheddar, Tomato and Bacon Sandwiches, by , is from The da Silva Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Maria da Silva
Added: Sunday, October 28, 2007


8 thick-cut bacon slices

8 slices country-style sourdough bread or batard (cut on deep diagonal into 5x3x1/2-inch slices)

2 cups (packed) grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese (about 8 ounces)

8 tomato slices, seeds removed, slices drained on paper towels

4 tablespoons mayonnaise

Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until brown and crisp, turning occasionally, about 6 minutes.
Transfer bacon to paper towels and drain.
Wash and dry skillet.

Place 4 bread slices on work surface.
Press 1/4 cup grated cheese onto each slice.
Top each with 2 tomato slices.
Sprinkle with pepper. Place 2 bacon slices atop each, breaking into pieces if necessary to fit. Press 1/4 cup grated cheese over bacon on each. Top sandwiches with remaining bread slices, then spread 1/2 tablespoon mayonnaise over top of each sandwich.
Heat 2 heavy large skillets over medium heat.
Add 2 sandwiches, mayonnaise side down, to each skillet.
Place plate atop both sandwiches to weigh down. Cook sandwiches until bottom is golden brown, about 2 minutes.
Spread top of each sandwich with 1/2 tablespoon mayonnaise. Turn sandwiches over, mayonnaise side down. T
op with plates and cook until golden brown on bottom, about 2 minutes.
Transfer sandwiches to work surface.
Cut sandwiches crosswise in half and serve

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Spreading a little mayonnaise over the outside of the bread before grilling adds golden color and delicious crunch.




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