Gruyere Open Face with Bacon & Apple
1 medium onion (about 5 ounces), chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter, softened
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
4 BAYS English Muffins, any variety, split, toasted
8 slices bacon, cooked, cut in half
1/2 red apple, cored, cut into 16 thin slices
2 oz. Gruyere cheese, shredded
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, optional
In a medium skillet, sauté onion in oil over medium-low heat about 10 minutes or until lightly golden brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt.
Mix onion, butter, and mustard in medium bowl.
Place muffin halves on baking sheet. Spread evenly with onion mixture; top each half with 2 pieces of bacon, 2 apple slices and 1 tablespoon cheese. Broil 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with thyme.