Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Are you looking for an easy comfort recipe on your do nothing day? If so, look no further than this Mexican grilled cheese sandwich from Oh Sweet Basil! While close to your traditional grilled cheese recipe, the roasted jalapenos and bell peppers will give it a savory kick of flavor!

Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich


4 Slices Sourdough Bread

4 Slices Oaxaca Cheese

4 Slices Cheddar Cheese , or pepper jack

1/2 Cup Chihuahua Cheese, shredded, or Mexican cheese blend, shredded

2 Tablespoons Cotija Cheese

Butter Ingredients

6 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, softened

2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise

1/4 Cup Cotija Cheese

3 Tablespoons Cheddar Cheese, shredded

2 Tablespoons Cilantro, chopped

Pinch Chili Flakes

Sauce Ingredients

1/2 Cup Mayonnaise

1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder

1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder

1 Roasted Jalapeno, minced

1 Tablespoon Red Bell Pepper, minced


Make the Butter – Mix all ingredients together and set aside.

Mix the Sauce – Mix together and set aside.

Heat a pan to medium heat and butter a slice of bread on one side. Place in the pan buttered side down and quickly spread the sauce on the inside and top with half of the cheeses.

Grab another slide of bread and smear on the sauce, then place the lid on and butter the outside. Flip once golden and cook until melty!

Repeat with the other 2 slices of bread and the rest of the cheese.

Flip once golden and cook until melty! Serve with soup!

Rachel Caple

Rachel Caple has more than 18 years of experience in mortgage banking industry. Residing in Castle Rock, CO. Rachel spends her spare time with her husband, Sean and 4 boys. She also enjoys traveling, attending hockey games, and playing golf (or attempting to).

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