Pulled Pork, Glazed Bacon, Onion Marmalade & White Cheddar Grilled Cheese
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook/Bake: 1 hour • Serves: 4
1-1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/2 medium red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 slices sourdough bread
4 slices white Cheddar cheese
1 cup pulled cooked pork or beef, warmed
1.Prepare Glazed Bacon: Preheat oven to 400°. Line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper or nonstick aluminum foil. Arrange bacon in single layer on pan; bake 20 minutes or until bacon is beginning to brown.
2.In small bowl, stir syrup, sugar and pepper; evenly brush or drizzle bacon with syrup mixture. Bake 5 minutes longer or until desired doneness.
3.Prepare Onion Marmalade: In small saucepot, heat oil over medium heat; add onion and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in honey and vinegar; reduce heat to medium-low and cook 45 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring occasionally; adjust heat as necessary to avoid burning. Stir in salt and pepper.
4.Prepare Sandwiches: Heat griddle or large skillet over medium heat. Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 2 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface; evenly layer each with 1 slice cheese, 2 tablespoons onion marmalade, 1/2 cup pork, 2 slices bacon, 1 slice cheese and 1 slice bread, butter side up.
5.Cook sandwiches 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts; cut sandwiches in half to serve.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1/2 sandwich):
484 Calories, 21g Fat (10g Saturated), 60mg Cholesterol,
970mg Sodium, 54g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 20g Protein