Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is delicious served with your favorite salsa!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • butter-flavored cooking spray (or you can butter the bread instead)
  • 8 slices hot pepper jalapeno jack cheese
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 8 slices lean deli ham (optional)
  • salsa


  1. Heat griddle to medium-high heat.
  2. Place 2 slices cheese (and ham, if using) on each of 4 bread slices; top with remaining bread slices.
  3. Spray both sides of sandwich with cooking spray.
  4. Cook on both sides until golden brown.
  5. Serve with salsa.
Most Helpful

Better than regular grilled cheese...not sure how Mexican this is besides the jalapeno jack, but this tastes great! I made mine in the panini maker, on a ciabatta roll. Several hours later I saw my husband walking around with a sandwich. He never cooks so I asked where he got it and he said "A Mexican Grilled Cheese...I saw the recipe on the counter and made it" That's how easy this is!

FLKeysJen October 01, 2008