Cheesy Bacon, Tomato, and Pickle Sandwich: A Flavorful Stack

Before we get into this, I found a recipe in my grandmother's cookbook I wanted to try. the image is an AI creation.  AI also helped me create this blog post.  I will update later of the item I want to make, though the AI photo is very pretty. I would also like to make this as a side: 

Grilled Corn with Lime and Cotija CheeseGrilled corn with a golden crust, topped with tangy Cotija cheese and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. 

On now to the sandwich: 

Get ready for a sandwich that combines all your favorite flavors! Our Cheesy Bacon, Tomato, and Pickle Sandwich is the ultimate comfort food. Whether you’re craving a quick lunch or a satisfying dinner, this recipe has you covered. Let’s dive into the details!


  • 3 slices of your favorite bread (whole wheat, sourdough, or ciabatta)
  • 1 ripe tomato, sliced
  • 4-6 dill pickle slices
  • 4-6 crispy bacon strips
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (for the cheese sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Prepare the Cheese Sauce:

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add the flour and whisk continuously for about 1-2 minutes to create a roux.
  3. Gradually pour in the milk while whisking to avoid lumps.
  4. Keep stirring until the sauce thickens and becomes smooth.
  5. Add the shredded cheddar cheese and continue stirring until it melts into a creamy cheese sauce.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

2. Assemble the Sandwich:

  1. Toast your bread slices until golden brown.
  2. Place the first slice on a plate.
  3. Layer the tomato slices evenly on top.
  4. Lay another slice of bread.
  5. Add the dill pickle slices and arrange the crispy bacon strips on the pickles.
  6. Place the third slice of bread on top of the cheese-covered bacon.
  7. Drizzle a generous amount of the warm cheese sauce over the sandwich.

Why You’ll Love This Sandwich

  • Flavor Explosion: The combination of tangy pickles, juicy tomatoes, and crispy bacon is unbeatable.
  • Cheese Lovers Rejoice: The melty cheddar cheese sauce takes this sandwich to the next level.
  • Quick and Satisfying: Perfect for busy days when you need a tasty meal in minutes.

Customize Your Sandwich

  • Spicy Kick: Add a dash of hot sauce or red pepper flakes for some heat.
  • Herb Infusion: Mix fresh herbs (like basil or parsley) into the cheese sauce.
  • Avocado Boost: Layer some creamy avocado slices for extra creaminess.

Final Thoughts

Our Cheesy Bacon, Tomato, and Pickle Sandwich is a delightful medley of textures and flavors. Whether you’re enjoying it solo or sharing with loved ones, it’s guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. Bon appétit!

Note: Feel free to adjust the recipe to your taste preferences. Happy sandwich-making! 🥪🧀🥓

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