Brian’s Turkey Melt with Bacon
Serves 4 to 6
Prep time: 5-to-10 minutes; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes

  • 8-to-12 sourdough bread slices
  • Bacon grease (can substitute melted butter)
  • Goat Gouda cheese, thinly sliced
  • Maple Leaf Apple Smoked Gouda cheese, thinly sliced
  • Crispy bacon strips
  • Koch’s smoked turkey breast, thinly sliced
  • Tomato, thinly sliced
  • Granny Smith apple, cored, thinly sliced


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-low.
  2. Spread thin layer of bacon grease on a slice of bread; put bread greased side down in skillet, then layer following ingredients on top…
    1st layer –1-to-2 Goat Gouda cheese slices
    2nd layer –1-to-2 turkey slices
    3rd layer — 1-to-2 apple slices
    4th layer — 1-to-2 Maple Leaf Apple Smoked Gouda cheese slices
    5th layer — 1-to-2 bacon strips
    6th layer — 1-to-2 tomato slices
    7th layer — 1 slice of bread topped w/thin layer of bacon grease
  3. Cook covered until bottom layer of bread is toasted on outside (about 5 minutes).
  4. Carefully flip sandwich; cook covered until new bottom layer of bread is toasted (about 5 minutes); remove from skillet.
  5. Repeat steps 2 thru 4 to make 4-to-6 sandwiches.
  6. Enjoy!