Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 2

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    1800mg
    1800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    10%;
    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.
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