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Amtrak Grilled Cheese Club Sandwich

Before you Begin: You’ll need small skillet, or griddle, frill toothpicks Preheat griddle or skillet to medium-high

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 6 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

2 slices bacon                                               1 lettuce leaf

3 slices white bread                                       2 slices tomato

Butter or margarine, softened                         1 pickle spear (for garnish)

2 slices American cheese                               ¾ oz. potato chips (for garnish)


Cook bacon slices until crispy and set aside. Meanwhile, spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Arrange two slices of American cheese between two unbuttered sides of bread. On a griddle or in a skillet preheated to medium-high, place the buttered sandwich and grill until golden-brown, about 3 minutes. Turn and grill the opposite side until golden-brown. Meanwhile, place remaining slice of bread on the griddle, buttered side down, and grill until golden brown, Set aside.

To serve, on top of the grilled cheese portion of the sandwich, arrange tomato slices, cooked bacon broken in half, and lettuce leaf folded to the approximate dimensions of bread slices. Place the remaining slices of grilled bread on top.

Insert a frill toothpick into each quarter of the sandwich and slice the sandwich diagonally into quarters. Arrange sandwich quarters around the outer edge of dinner plate; garnish with potato chips in the center of the plate and pickle spear to one side.