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Green Chili Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

Green Chili Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

This tangy take on grilled cheese is a meal in itself, but would be great with a side of chicken chili. —Leslie Neely, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 slices process American cheese
  • 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 8 teaspoons butter


  • 1. Spread mayonnaise over four slices of bread; layer with cheese slices and green chilies. Top with remaining bread.
  • 2. Butter outsides of sandwiches. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 455 calories, 31 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 894 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.