Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe
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Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

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A little salsa goes a long way in these quick, no-fuss sandwiches. Perked up with sweet peppers, they’re flavorful, fun and ideal on busy weeknights. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 cup fresh salsa, well drained
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 402 calories, 22 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 892 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, saute peppers in oil until tender. Spread four bread slices with mayonnaise. Layer with peppers, salsa and cheese. Top with remaining bread. Butter outsides of sandwiches.
  2. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-4 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 402 calories, 22 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 892 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2011

A nice twist on a grilled cheese, adds that extra zip, very yummy!!

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2011

This sandwich is super delicious! I used whole wheat focaccia bread instead of rye and it was perfect!

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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2011

This sandwich taste amazing! Family said it was "The Bomb"! Could not believe that there was no meat in it!! I used Jewish Rye bread and we all agreed the combination of flavors with the bread and peppers along with the salsa and cheese, makes this sandwich a nice surprise.

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

It was a very good change from regular sandwiches. The rye bread gave it an extra nice flavor.

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