Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 2
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With a trio of prepared ingredients, this twist on a classic sandwich is fun and easy.
Updated Sep 9, 2016


  • 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
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso


  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories from Fat
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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