Gourmet Grilled Cheese, Bacon and Tomato Sandwich

Gourmet Grilled Cheese, Bacon and Tomato Sandwich
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 18
  • Servings: 4.0

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About this Recipe

This delicious gourmet grilled cheese brings together crispy bacon, pesto, a variety of cheeses, and tomato, all on rye bread.


2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
1 Clove garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tsp (10 mL) Freshly chopped thyme or ½ tsp dried
8 Slices Dempster’s® Mild Light Rye Bread
2 tbsp (30 mL) Prepared pesto
7 oz (220 g) Swiss cheese or smoked Mozzarella or Gouda, thinly sliced
8 Slices Schneiders® Country Naturals™ Bacon, cooked
2 Tomatoes, thinly sliced


COMBINE olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and chopped thyme in a small bowl. Set side.

HEAT a large skillet over medium heat.

SPREAD pesto evenly over one side of 4 slices of bread. Top with cheese, bacon, sliced tomato and remaining bread slices.

BRUSH outside of each sandwich with olive oil mixture. Place into preheated pan and cook 2-3 minutes per side or until sandwiches are golden brown. Cut in half and serve immediately.


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