French Onion, Pancetta, & Apple Grilled Cheese

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 lb. thinly sliced pancetta
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled & sliced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled & minced
  • 2-3 tbsp. TRUFF Mayo
  • 8 sliced Italian bread
  • 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese slices
  • 1 apple, cored & sliced
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  2. Once the oil is hot, cook the pancetta for about one minute per side. 
  3. Once crisp, remove the pancetta from the skillet and set it aside on a paper towel. Leaving as much pancetta drippings in the skillet as possible. 
  4. Add onions to the skillet and spread them out in an even layer. 
  5. Cook the onions for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Evenly distribute the onions in the pan and add red wine, Dijon, and garlic to the mix. Stir to combine.
  7. Continue to cook for 1-2 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed. 
  8. Remove the onions from the skillet and set them aside on a plate. 
  9. Wipe the skillet clean with a paper towel and return to medium heat. 
  10. Spread TRUFF Mayo on one side of each bread slice. 
  11. Place the bread slice spread-side down on the skillet and top it with cheese, onions, apples and pancetta. 
  12. Place the other bread slice spread-side up on top of the sandwich and cook for 2-3 minutes or until each side is golden brown.