Bacon Bloody Mary with a Waffle Grilled Cheese

SERVINGS

2

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

GLUTEN FREE

NO



Bacon infused vodka is the key to this smoky beverage that's served with a savory waffle grilled cheese. Perfect for brunch or watching the big game.


ingredients

For the ​Bacon ​Infused Vodka:

1 (8 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon
2 cups vodka
  

For the ​Bloody Mary ​Mix:

3 cups tomato juice
Juice of 2 limes
2 ounces pickle juice
2 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons celery power
2 teaspoons steak seasoning
2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons hot sauce
  

For the ​Bloody ​Mary:

4 ounces bacon infused vodka, divided
8–12 ounces bloody mary mix, divided
Ice
Lime juice to taste

For the ​Waffle ​Grilled ​Cheese ​Topper:

6 small waffles or 6 portions of a large waffle
5 slices of monterey jack cheese, cut in half
4 slices of Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon
4 Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Golden Brown Breakfast Sausage Patties
Long wooden or metal skewers
DIRECTIONS

For the ​Bacon ​Infused Vodka:

Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line baking tray with aluminum foil and place bacon on tray. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until fully cooked but not very crispy.

Place bacon and bacon fat into large mason jar; pour in vodka. Screw lid on tight and place in fridge to infuse for at least 5 days before using.

For the ​​Bloody ​Mary ​Mix:

Place all ingredients in blender and blend well.

For the ​Bloody ​Mary:

Fill two glasses with ice. Pour 2 ounces vodka and 4-6 ounces Bloody Mary mix into each glass. Stir well; add lime juice to taste.

For the ​Waffle ​Grilled ​Cheese ​Topper:

Heat your oven to 350˚F.

Place waffles on baking tray. Place half slice of cheese on each waffle. Place 2 slices of Canadian Bacon on two waffles; top each with another half slice of cheese.

Place 2 sausage patties on two different waffles; top each with remaining half slices of cheese. Bake until cheese is melted; about 5–8 minutes.

Immediately assemble grilled cheese sandwiches. Top Canadian bacon waffle with sausage patty waffle, then with cheese waffle.

To serve with bloody Mary, place each waffle grilled cheese on a skewer and place on top of bloody mary. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

Directions

For the ​Bacon ​Infused Vodka:

1 (8 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon
2 cups vodka
  

For the ​Bloody Mary ​Mix:

3 cups tomato juice
Juice of 2 limes
2 ounces pickle juice
2 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons celery power
2 teaspoons steak seasoning
2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons hot sauce
  

For the ​Bloody ​Mary:

4 ounces bacon infused vodka, divided
8–12 ounces bloody mary mix, divided
Ice
Lime juice to taste

For the ​Waffle ​Grilled ​Cheese ​Topper:

6 small waffles or 6 portions of a large waffle
5 slices of monterey jack cheese, cut in half
4 slices of Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon
4 Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Golden Brown Breakfast Sausage Patties
Long wooden or metal skewers

For the ​Bacon ​Infused Vodka:

Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line baking tray with aluminum foil and place bacon on tray. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until fully cooked but not very crispy.

Place bacon and bacon fat into large mason jar; pour in vodka. Screw lid on tight and place in fridge to infuse for at least 5 days before using.

For the ​​Bloody ​Mary ​Mix:

Place all ingredients in blender and blend well.

For the ​Bloody ​Mary:

Fill two glasses with ice. Pour 2 ounces vodka and 4-6 ounces Bloody Mary mix into each glass. Stir well; add lime juice to taste.

For the ​Waffle ​Grilled ​Cheese ​Topper:

Heat your oven to 350˚F.

Place waffles on baking tray. Place half slice of cheese on each waffle. Place 2 slices of Canadian Bacon on two waffles; top each with another half slice of cheese.

Place 2 sausage patties on two different waffles; top each with remaining half slices of cheese. Bake until cheese is melted; about 5–8 minutes.

Immediately assemble grilled cheese sandwiches. Top Canadian bacon waffle with sausage patty waffle, then with cheese waffle.

To serve with bloody Mary, place each waffle grilled cheese on a skewer and place on top of bloody mary. Serve immediately.