Garlicky Bacon & Spinach Grilled Cheese
BY Laura Girling|May 25, 2018

Garlicky Bacon & Spinach Grilled Cheese


  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 4 cups baby rocket leaves
  • 4 bacon medallion slices
  • 8 (1-ounce) rustic Italian bread slices
  • 2 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 ounces emmental cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add garlic to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add spinach and arugula; stir until wilted. Remove spinach mixture from pan. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add bacon; cook until crisp. Remove bacon.

Top 4 bread slices evenly with cheeses, bacon pieces, spinach mixture, and the remaining 4 bread slices.

Heat pan over medium heat. Add sandwiches to drippings in pan; weigh down with a plate. Cook 2 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 4 |  Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Per serving: Calories: 293; Fat: 11g; Carbohydrate: 30g; Protein: 16g

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