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The Weekend Special Sandwich

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Introduction

I came up with sandwich using the Additions Menu at The Grilled Cheese Truck. I theorized this would be a winning combination, and turns out, I'm right!

I came up with sandwich using the Additions Menu at The Grilled Cheese Truck. I theorized this would be a winning combination, and turns out, I'm right!

Ingredients

Serves: Makes one sandwich.

Metric Cups
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread
  • 2 slices gruyere cheese
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon (crisp cooked)
  • 1 granny smith apple
  • 3 basil leaves (fresh)
  • caramelized onions (enough to taste, but not so much as to threaten the structural integrity of the sandwich)
  • butter
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread
  • 2 slices gruyere cheese
  • 4 rashers bacon (crisp cooked)
  • 1 granny smith apple
  • 3 basil leaves (fresh)
  • sweet onion confit (enough to taste, but not so much as to threaten the structural integrity of the sandwich)
  • butter

Method

The Weekend Special Sandwich is a community recipe submitted by JonMc and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat an iron skillet over medium flame.
  • Set one slice of cheese on first slice of bread.
  • Layer the streaky bacon, apple, onion, and Basil as you please.
  • Set the other slice of cheese on that, and top with remaining slice of bread.
  • Throw a pat of butter into skillet, and roll it around until it stops foaming.
  • Set sandwich in butter and set a loose sheet of foil on top.
  • Lift occasionally with a spatula to check and cook until it is browned to your liking. Flip sandwich and repeat process, minus the foil. Add more butter before flipping if you think you need it.
  • Set on plate. When cool enough to touch, cut in half diagonally.
  • Heat an iron skillet over medium flame.
  • Set one slice of cheese on first slice of bread.
  • Layer the bacon, apple, onion, and Basil as you please.
  • Set the other slice of cheese on that, and top with remaining slice of bread.
  • Throw a pat of butter into skillet, and roll it around until it stops foaming.
  • Set sandwich in butter and set a loose sheet of foil on top.
  • Lift occasionally with a spatula to check and cook until it is browned to your liking. Flip sandwich and repeat process, minus the foil. Add more butter before flipping if you think you need it.
  • Set on plate. When cool enough to touch, cut in half diagonally.
  • Tell us what you think