"Some Like It Hot" Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

Southern Living
"Some Like It Hot" Grilled Pimiento Cheese SandwichesRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Made with pimiento cheese, bacon, and strawberry preserves, "Some Like It Hot" Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches are the mother of all pimiento cheese sandwiches. Grill up slices of comfort for lunch or dinner today.
Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

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1/3 cup butter, softened
16 sourdough bread slices
16 thick applewood-smoked bacon slices, cooked
Strawberry preserves

Preparation

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hours

1. Prepare Miss Mattie's Southern Pimiento Cheese as directed.

2. Butter 1 side of each bread slice. Place 8 bread slices, buttered sides down, on a hot griddle or in a large skillet over medium heat.

3. Spread 1/2 cup pimiento cheese over each bread slice on griddle. Top each with 2 cooked bacon slices.

4. Place remaining 8 bread slices, buttered sides up, on bacon. Turn sandwiches, and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. (Pimiento cheese should be slightly melted.) Serve with strawberry preserves.

Created date

January 2012