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Bacon and Cheddar Brioche Grilled Cheese

Bacon and Cheddar Brioche Grilled Cheese

Serves 2 | with Tomato Shallot Jam

Crispy smoked applewood bacon pairs well with just about anything, but especially this white cheddar grilled cheese with homemade tomato shallot jam. A dollop of chive mayo adds another layer of flavour that takes this sandwich to the next level!

Allergens:
Soy
Wheat
Milk
Sulphites
Egg
Mustard

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time25 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

/ serving 2 people

100 g

Bacon Strips

2 unit(s)

Artisan Bun

(Contains Soy, Wheat, Milk)

50 g

Shallot

1 cup

White Cheddar Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 tbsp

Balsamic Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

28 g

Mayonnaise

(Contains Egg, Mustard)

7 g

Chives

113 g

Baby Tomatoes

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Butter*

(Contains Milk)

1 tsp

Sugar*

0.06 tsp

Salt*

0.06 tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

Calories820 kcal
Fat61 g
Saturated Fat26 g
Carbohydrate46 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Protein25 g
Cholesterol110 mg
Sodium1160 mg
Trans Fat1 g
Potassium400 mg
Calcium450 mg
Iron3 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Baking Sheet
Paper Towel
Parchment Paper
Large Non-Stick Pan
Small Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Spatula

Instructions

Prep and cook bacon
1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 450ºF. Wash and dry all produce. Peel, then finely chop shallot.Cut tomatoes into 1/4-inch pieces.Roughly chop chives.Flatten each bun using a rolling pin or the palm of your hand.Arrange bacon strips in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet.Roast bacon in the middle of the oven until crispy and cooked through, 10-12 min.**Transfer bacon to a paper-towel lined plate. When cool, cut bacon into 1-inch pieces.

Make tomato shallot jam
2

Heat a large non-stick pan over medium. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil, then shallot. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 2-3 min. Add tomatoes, vinegar, 2 tbsp water and 1 tsp sugar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes break down and jam thickens, 4-5 min. (TIP: Use a fork to help break down tomatoes!). Stir in half the chives.Season with salt and pepper, to taste.Transfer tomato shallot jam to a small bowl, then carefully wipe the pan clean.

Assemble grilled cheese
3

Combine mayo and remaining chives in another small bowl.Spread chive mayo over top buns.Divide tomato shallot jam over bottom buns. Sprinkle cheese over top, top with bacon, then close with top buns.Press down firmly on assembled sandwiches.

Cook grilled cheese and serve
4

Heat the same pan (from step 2) over medium. When hot, add 1 tbsp butter and swirl to melt. Add sandwiches and press down on the top of each with a spatula. Place another large, heavy-bottomed pan over top of sandwiches. Cook until golden brown and cheese has melted, 3-4 min per side. Halve sandwiches, then divide between plates.