Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
A little salsa goes a long way in these quick, no-fuss sandwiches. Perked up with sweet peppers, they’re tasty, fun and ideal on busy weeknights. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a small skillet, saute peppers in oil until tender. Spread 4 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 402 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 892mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein.