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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Grilled Cheese with Bacon, Apple, and Sprouts

There's nothing like a grilled-cheese-and-bacon sandwich. When you add slices of crisp apple and fresh-tasting sprouts to balance the richness, why, you have yourself a new instant classic.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • servings: 1
Photography: Jen Causey

Ingredients

  • 2 slices extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 slices rye or sourdough bread
  • 2 strips bacon, cooked
  • 3 thin slices Granny Smith apple
  • 1/2 cup assorted sprouts, such as radish or adzuki
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened, divided

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Place 1 slice of cheese on 1 slice of bread. Layer bacon, apple, sprouts, and remaining slices of cheese and bread on top.

  2. Step 2

    Spread half the butter on top of sandwich. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat, and place sandwich, butter side down, in skillet.

  3. Step 3

    Spread remaining butter on top of sandwich. Cook until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown, flipping once, about 12 minutes.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, January 2013