Heat a cast-iron fry pan or griddle on medium heat. Cook the bacon and allow to drain
on paper towels.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Cut the tomato
in half, season with salt and pepper and roast
in the oven on a baking sheet, face down, until it is soft to the touch, about 10 minutes. Chop
Mix the 2 cheeses together evenly in a bowl. Butter
the outsides of the bread. Press half of the grated cheese on each bottom piece of bread. Crumble half the bacon and half the chopped roasted tomato on each sandwich. Place the top half of the bread on the cheese mixture with the buttered side up.
Preheat a cast-iron fry
pan or griddle
over medium heat. To cook, place the sandwich in the fry pan. Flip it over with a pancake
spatula when the bread is browned and the cheese is partially melted. Be patient, this should take at least 5 minutes. When the second side is browned and the cheese properly melted, remove from the pan. Lift the top half up and place arugula
leaves in the sandwich.
Serve with the pickles of your choice.
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