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jalapeno popper grilled cheese

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese is a delectable combination of baked cream cheese filled jalapenos, gooey cheddar, Monterey Jack cheese, and crispy bacon. It is sandwiched between two slices of thick hearty white bread and grilled to perfection.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For jalapeno popper grilled cheese

  • 2
    large jalapenos sliced lengthwise seeds and membranes removed
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese
  • 4 slice
    bacon crispy cooked
  • 2 slice
    monterey jack
  • 2 slice
    sharp cheddar
  • 4 slice
    italian bread
  • cilantro chopped (optional)
  • pats of butter

How To Make jalapeno popper grilled cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    Stuff each jalapeno half with approximately 1 ounce of cream cheese. Bake stuffed jalapenos on cookie sheet for 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • 3
    Place 1 slice each cheddar cheese on 2 bread slices. Place 1 slice each Monterey Jack on 2 bread slices. Each sandwich will have both kinds of cheese. Slice the cooked stuffed jalapenos into bite size pieces. Divide the jalapeno slices between the 2 slices of bread with cheddar. Add the 4 slices bacon to the slices of bread with Monetery Jack. If desired add chopped cilantro to one side. Combine the slices of bread to form 2 sandwiches.
  • 4
    Top each sandwich with several pats of butter. Place in skillet over medium low heat butter side down. Top with more pats of butter. Now grill each side until lightly browned. Cheese should be melted and gooey.
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