Is there anything more comforting that a grilled cheese sandwich??? And this shrimp and bacon grilled cheese sandwich takes the humble grilled cheese up a level! This is a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich!
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Shrimp and Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese baby!!!!! Is there anything more comforting that a grilled cheese sandwich??? And this shrimp and bacon grilled cheese sandwich takes the humble grilled cheese up a level! This is a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich!
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Servings: 2
Calories: 1006kcal
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
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Ingredients

  • 8 strips bacon
  • slices thick bread
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella
  • pinch onion powder
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • slices provolone cheese
  • ½ cup spinach
  • 1 cup cooked shrimp (roughly chopped)
  • tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp oil

Instructions

  • Set a skillet over a medium heat and cook the bacon to your liking.
  • Set it aside and wipe the skillet out.
  • Mix the mascarpone with the grated mozzarella, onion powder, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  • Spread the mascarpone mixture over two of the slices of bread.
  • Top with the spinach, shrimp and cooked bacon.
  • Add the provolone and the final slice of bread.
  • Spread the top of each sandwich with 1/2 of the mayonnaise. (reserve half for the other side)
  • Heat your oil in the skillet and carefully place the grilled cheese sandwiches in skillet.
  • Spread the remaining mayonnaise over the sandwich tops.
  • Cook the sandwiches until the bottom golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Using a spatula or fish slice to carefully flip sandwiches
  • Cook for a further 3 minutes until the second side is golden brown and the cheese has melted.
  • Serve immediately.

Cider is optional but recommended ;-)

    Nutrition

    Calories: 1006kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 76g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 294mg | Sodium: 1900mg | Potassium: 429mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1565IU | Vitamin C: 4.7mg | Calcium: 570mg | Iron: 4.2mg
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