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
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- 8 strips bacon
- 4 slices thick bread
- 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
- 1/2 cup grated mozzarella
- pinch onion powder
- pinch salt and pepper
- pinch cayenne pepper
- 2 slices provolone cheese
- ½ cup spinach
- 1 cup cooked shrimp (roughly chopped)
- 2 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 tsp oil
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.
Cider is optional but recommended ;-)
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