Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
slices white bread
4
ounces VELVEETA™ Jalapeno Cheese loaf (from 16 oz. box), thinly sliced
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat griddle to 350°F or heat 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Top 2 slices of the bread with cheese; cover with remaining bread.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix butter and taco seasoning mix. Spread half of mixture on one side of each sandwich.
  • 3 Place sandwiches, buttered sides down, on hot griddle. Spread top sides with remaining butter mixture. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning once, until golden brown on both sides and cheese is melted. Serve with salsa as a dip.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Spray the knife before you use it to keep it from sticking to the soft cheese. Keeping the cheese product refrigerated until ready to cut also prevents sticking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
506.6
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32.6g
50%
Saturated Fat
18.7g
94%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
88.4mg
30%
Sodium
1055.6mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
32.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
20.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0.20%
0%
Calcium
46.30%
46%
Iron
11.80%
12%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.