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Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwiches from TheFoodCharlatan.com
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Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich. It's a regular grilled cheese except it uses artisan bread and has cream cheese jalapeño smear on it. Oh, and crushed tortilla chips to get that extra crunch.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 502kcal
Author Karen

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons seeded and chopped jalapeños about 2 small jalapeños, or to taste
  • 4 ciabatta sandwich rolls
  • 8 teaspoons butter softened
  • 16 tortilla chips crushed
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese divided

Instructions

  • Combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and chopped jalapeños in a small bowl. Set aside. Preheat skillet over medium heat.
  • Slice each roll in half horizontally, then slice the rounded tops off the ciabatta rolls to make a flat top half. Spread 1 teaspoon butter on the doughy cut side of the bottom bun and 1 teaspoon butter on the now flattened top bun. Place 1/4 of the cream cheese mixture, 1/4 of the crushed chips, and 1/4 of the shredded cheese on the non-buttered side of the bottom bun. Place the top half of the bun on the sandwich and place the sandwich on the hot skillet. Repeat with the other sandwiches.
  • Grill until lightly browned and flip over, about 3 to 5 minutes; continue grilling until cheese is melted and the second side is golden brown.

Notes

Source: slightly adapted from Allrecipes.com

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 692mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1158IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 1mg