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Green Chile Grilled Cheese Melt

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

My daughter created a masterpiece with her ultimate grilled cheese and chiles. Want more heat? Use a 4-ounce can of diced jalapenos instead of chiles. —Julia Huntington, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Green Chile Grilled Cheese Melt Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can chopped green chiles, drained
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash seasoned salt
  • 12 slices white bread
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix the first 7 ingredients until blended. Spread over half the bread slices. Top with tomato and remaining bread.
  2. Brush outsides of sandwiches with melted butter. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, toast sandwiches in batches over medium-low heat until golden brown and heated through, 3-4 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 431 calories, 29g fat (15g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 730mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

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