Grilled Cheese Sandwich

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by ellie_

A spicy change of pace sandwich from your traditional grilled cheese sandwich. Recipe source: Coyote Cafe

Top Review by lindabonny

This was a very nice change, and easy for mid week dinner. I will make it again.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 11 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 8 slices bread, 1/2-inch thick
  • 8 slices monterey jack cheese (1/4-inch thick) or 8 slices your favorite cheese (such as ( white cheddar cheese or 8 slices fontina or 8 slices mozzarella cheese)
  • 4 poblano chiles, roasted, peeled, seeded and cut in half lengthwise (or canned green chilies)
  • 8 slices red onions (1/4-inch thick)
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup salsa (garnish)


  1. In a large skillet over medium low heat melt 2 tablespoons butter.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon butter on both sides of each slice of bread.
  3. Add bread to skillet, toasting both sides of bread until golden brown.
  4. In a separate small skillet, sauté onions in 1 tablespoon butter for 1 1/2 minutes or until crunchy.
  5. Place one slice of cheese on each slice of bread.
  6. Place one poblano chili over the cheese on 4 of the slices of bread, covering with 2 cooked onion slices and then close each sandwich.
  7. Reheat skillet over low heat, covering pan and cook until cheese melts (5-10 minutes).
  8. Remove sandwiches from skillet, open and fill with cilantro. Close sandwiches.
  9. Serve sandwiches with salsa.

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