Hot Slaw, Bacon and Cheese Sandwich for #Recipe Swap

Yields 6 sandwiches

Prep Time 20 min

Cook Time 45 min

Total Time 1 hr 5 mins

Perfect for a party; this is an easy and tasty sandwich.


  • 1/2 lb bacon
  • 1 head of cabbage - I've used a half head each of regular and red cabbage
  • 1 medium sweet onion
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 ounces of sliced sharp cheddar but I would also use a white cheddar or Swiss cheese for this too


  1. Brown bacon in large skillet and remove it to paper towels once crisp; leaving the bacon dripping in the skillet.
  2. Put shredded cabbage, sliced onion and balsamic vinegar into same skilled with bacon drippings and cook over low heat til wilted and caramelized; approximately 20-25 minutes. Add minced garlic and cooked bacon to skillet and cook all together for 5 minutes.
  3. Preheat over to 300 degrees.
  4. Slice French bread in half. Pile the mixture on the bottom half.
  5. Add slices of cheese over top of bread and place 2nd piece of bread on top.
  6. Wrap completely in aluminum foil.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes until cheese is melted. Slice and serve.
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