Grilled Cheese-and-Bacon Sandwiches with Cheese Curd

Ingredients

 

  • 1/2 beef bouillon cube (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 12 slices of bacon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 slices of white sandwich bread
  • 1/2 pound sharp cheddar, cut into 4 slices
  • 3 ounces cheddar cheese curds (1 cup)

 

  1. In a small bowl, mash the bouillon cube into 2 teaspoons of hot water until dissolved. Whisk in the mayonnaise and Sriracha and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat the oil. Add the onion, cover and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and softened, about 10 minutes. Stir in the vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Meanwhile, in another skillet, cook the bacon over moderate heat, turning once, until crisp, 6 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Set a griddle over 2 burners and turn the heat to moderate. Butter the bread slices on 1 side. Spread the other side of 4 bread slices with the spicy mayonnaise and top with the onion, cheddar, cheese curds and bacon. Close the sandwiches buttered side out and griddle over moderately low heat until crisp, about 4 minutes per side. Cut the sandwiches in half and serve.

Recipe by Fredric Morin 

2 Responses to “Grilled Cheese-and-Bacon Sandwiches with Cheese Curd”

  1. C. Elliott March 21, 2013 at 3:18 pm #

    I don’t know what Sriracha is, but am going to find out – then am going to make these sandwiches as they sound delicious – will check back after I’ve tried them!

  2. Stolagmm March 21, 2013 at 4:05 pm #

    Be sure to let us know Elliot! Post photos to our Facebook Page! 🙂

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