Bacon & Avocado Grilled Cheese

The Cilantro Garlic & Avocado Crema Takes It Over The Top!

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour


8 slices Sourdough bread

3 avocados, sliced

16 slices, thick cut bacon, cooked

2-3 cups shredded Fontina & Gouda

8 tbsp Cilantro Garlic & Avocado Crema (recipe below)

1/2 cup mayonnaise

Cooking Tools

Sheet pan

Grill pan

Pastry brush 

Cilantro Garlic & Avocado Crema


2 bunches of cilantro leaves, remove long stems

5-6 cloves garlic, pressed

2 limes, juice & zest

1 bunch of chives

1 bunch green onions, chopped

1 tbsp agave syrup

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 tbsp sour cream

1/4 cup avocado oil

1 avocado, sliced



Cooking Tools

Food processor 


Place everything in a food processor and pulse until completely blended smooth, adjust seasoning to suit taste. 


Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F. Place bacon flat on sheet pan and bake in oven for 30 minutes or until brown and crispy. Remove bacon from oven and place bacon on paper towels to absorb excess oil. Spread inside of each slice of bread with the spread evenly and generously. Add shredded cheese on one side top with avocado slices, then bacon and top with more shredded cheese and the other half of the bread. Preheat grill pan on medium heat and place sandwich on grill pan. Lower the heat and flip when you see grill marks, once flipped, spread a light coat of mayonnaise with a pastry brush. Flip the sandwich and do the same with the other side. Flip back and forth to melt the cheese.

Serves 4

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