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Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

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

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

Directions

  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.

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