Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

With a trio of prepared ingredients, this twist on a classic sandwich is fun and easy.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

2

sandwiches

4
slices white bread
4
oz pasteurized prepared cheese product with jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced (from 16-oz box)
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
  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.
Makes 2 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
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:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 430
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 14g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 1800mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 13g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.