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South of the Border Grilled Cheese

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1/4 cup tomato-based salsa
  • tablespoons  canned fire roasted diced green chilies, drained
  • 1 teaspoon  taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons  butter, softened
  • 8 slices hearty artisan jalapeño bread
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) queso quesadilla cheese,* shredded *Can substitute Monterey Jack, Asado, or other Mexican cheese.


  • In a small bowl, combine salsa, chilies, and taco seasoning; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  • Spread salsa mixture on the non-buttered side of 4 slices of bread; top each slice with 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Cover with the remaining 4 slices of bread, buttered side out.
  • Place sandwiches on medium-heat electric griddle or in a preheated skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  • Serves four.
Keyword grilled cheese sandwich, grilled sandwich recipe
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