Bacon Braai Broodjies with VIP sauce - pic supplied

Serves 4


8 slices sourdough bread

12 rashers streaky bacon

2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced

1 red onion, sliced

16 slices mozzarella


Freshly ground black pepper

Softened butter for spreading


Prepare your braai and preheat oven to 180˚C.

Line a baking sheet with foil and place rashers of bacon down neatly. 

Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until just crispy. 

Butter one side of each slice of bread. Place four slices butter side down onto a braai grid. 

Assemble the sandwiches by layering all the ingredients; cheese, tomato, onion and bacon. 

Season well with salt and pepper. 

Close the braai grid over the sandwiches and braai until well toasted and crunchy.