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Klancy Miller's Grilled Blue Cheese with Curried Red Onions

COOK TIME
5 mins
PREP TIME
10 mins
SERVINGS
1
RATE THIS RECIPE
(8)
Klancy Miller's Blue Cheese with Curried Red Onions
Tara Donne / Klancy Miller
COOK TIME
5 mins
PREP TIME
10 mins
SERVINGS
1
RATE THIS RECIPE
(8)

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 slices multigrain bread
  • ounces (about 1/4 cup) blue cheese, crumbled
  • Chef notes

    A grilled cheese sandwich is the bear hug of comfort foods and this is a fast twist on it. Instead of toasting the sandwich in a skillet, the bread gets toasted in a toaster. The curried onions are prepared ahead of time.

    Technique tip: Use a toaster to quickly toast the bread.

    Swap option: Use gluten-free bread for a gluten-free sandwich.

    Preparation

    1.

    Heat 2 teaspoons of the olive oil in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat, tilting the pan to coat the bottom. Add the onion, a pinch of salt and a grind of pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the curry powder and cook for another 3 minutes.

    2.

    Place the two slices of bread in a toaster and toast until they are lightly brown. Spoon the onions onto one slice of toast, spreading them to cover the surface, and arrange the cheese on top in a single layer.

    3.

    Add the second slice of toasted bread on top of the cheese and onions. Cut the sandwich in half, if desired, and eat immediately.

    Excerpted from Cooking Solo © 2016 by Klancy Miller. Photography © 2016 by Tara Donne. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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