Cuban grilled cheese
Yield: 10 sandwiches††††††††††††††††††††††††
20 slices of white bread or 2 loaves of soft French bread
10 oz of cream cheese softened (1 oz per sandwich)
10 oz strawberry jelly (1 oz per sandwich)
20 slices of bacon cooked and drained
20 oz of chipotle
4 tbsp salted butter
Salt and pepper
1.) Assemble the sandwiches by spreading half the slices with cream cheese and the others with jelly
2.) Top the jelly with 2 slices of bacon, 2 oz of cheese and a sprinkling of salt and pepper.
3.) Top with cream cheese spread bread and continue until all are assembled.
4.) Itís best to assemble them all at once in an assembly line fashion
5.) In a large heavy pan add 1 tbsp of butter and heat over medium.
6.) Add sandwiches and cook 2 minutes per side, gently pressing.† Making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
7.) †Repeat step 5 and 6 until all sandwiches are cooked
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