Fig and Bacon Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Mia Published: December 24, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Fig and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Grab a bite of this loaded grilled cheese with layers of pureed fig, provolone, bacon, and bleu cheese sandwiched in buttered bread.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 8slicesSara Lee® Artesano™ Bread
  • 8provolone cheese,sliced
  • 2ozbleu cheese
  • ¼cupdried figs
  • ¼cupwater
  • 1tbspsugar,optional
  • 8slicedthick cut bacon,cooked
  • 4tbspbutter,unsalted


  1. Add the figs to the water and either let sit overnight or microwave for 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Remove the figs and add them to a small food processor and add water as needed to make a spreadable puree. Add sugar if desired.

  3. Spread the butter on one side of each of the 8 slices of Sara Lee® Artesano™ Bread. Butter side down on the cutting board, add fig puree to four of the slices.

  4. Add the bleu cheese to the remaining four slices. Add a slice of provolone to each of the slices.

  5. Top four slices with bacon.

  6. Close the sandwiches, a bacon-covered piece of Sara Lee® Artesano™ Bread with a non-bacon covered piece.

  7. In a cast-iron pan or griddle on medium-high, add the sandwiches and cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side.


  • Calories: 788.64kcal
  • Fat: 56.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 27.77g
  • Trans Fat: 0.72g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.63g
  • Fiber: 3.14g
  • Sugar: 11.66g
  • Protein: 31.75g
  • Cholesterol: 121.91mg
  • Sodium: 1263.33mg
  • Calcium: 605.76mg
  • Potassium: 408.62mg
  • Iron: 2.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 283.75µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.60mg
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