Bacon, Cheddar & Avocado Panini
Streaky bacon, mature Cheddar cheese and avocado are always a winning combo, especially when sandwiched into a panini. No panini press? No problem! We've included instructions to pan-fry.
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Mature Cheddar Cheese
(Contains Cereals containing gluten)
Not included in your delivery
a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) Once hot, lay in the bacon rashers and fry until crispy and brown, 3-4 mins on each side.
c) Add the honey (see pantry for amount) to the pan and turn the bacon to fully coat, 1-2 mins. Transfer to a plate and set aside. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw meat. Cook bacon thoroughly.
a) Meanwhile, grate the Cheddar cheese.
b) Halve the avocado and remove the stone. Use a tablespoon to scoop out the flesh into a small bowl. Mash with a fork and stir through the chilli flakes (add less if you'd prefer things milder). Season with salt and pepper.
c) Halve the ciabatta.
d) Spread the avocado over the base of each ciabatta, then spread the mayo (see pantry for amount) onto the lids.
e) Lay the honeyed bacon onto the avocado, then top with the grated cheese. Sandwich shut with the ciabatta lids and firmly press to secure the fillings.
a) Wipe out your frying pan and return to medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the panini, pressing down with a spatula or heavy-bottomed pan.
b) Cook, pressing occasionally, until the bread is golden and toasted and the cheese has melted, 2-4 mins each side.
c) Slice your paninis diagonally and share between 2 serving plates.