Bacon and onion grilled cheese with tomato salad

Prep 20 min
Total 35 min
Plus Serves: 4



slices of bacon, finely chopped
large sweet onion, thinly sliced
2 tsp
2 tsp
8 slices
1 1/4 cups
chopped cilantro
1/2 cup
grated white cheddar
1 tbsp
butter, at room temperature
2 tbsp
rice vinegar
1 tbsp
397-g pkg
Campari tomatoes, cut into wedges


  • HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add bacon. Cook for 2 min, then add sweet onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is brown and soft, 8 to 10 min. Stir in honey and oyster sauce. Cook for 12 min, then remove from heat.
  • SPREAD onion mixture over 4 slices bread. Sprinkle 1 cup chopped cilantro, then white cheddar over onion. Sandwich with 4 more slices bread. Spread butter on the outside of each sandwich. Wipe pan clean, then return to stove top over medium. Cook sandwiches until bread is golden, 2 to 3 min per side. Cut each sandwich in half diagonally .
  • WHISK rice vinegar with canola oil and granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Add tomatoes and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro. Toss until coated. Serve alongside grilled cheese sandwiches.


Calories 409, Protein 12 g, Carbohydrates 50 g, Fat 19 g, Fibre 4 g, Sodium 625 mg. Excellent source of Thiamine
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