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tex-mex ham and cheese sandwich

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

From Southern Living® 1986 Annual Recipes.

(2 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tex-mex ham and cheese sandwich

  • 3/4 c
    monterey jack cheese, shredded (3 ounces)
  • 1/2 c
    cooked ham, diced
  • 3 Tbsp
    green chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    lettuce, shredded
  • 4 6-inch
    flour tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • taco sauce, purchased, optional

How To Make tex-mex ham and cheese sandwich

  • 1
    Combine cheese, ham, chiles, and lettuce, tossing well.
  • 2
    Brush one side of each tortilla with melted butter.
  • 3
    Place 2 tortillas, buttered side down, on work surface.
  • 4
    Spoon cheese mixture evenly over the 2 tortillas, pressing with the back of a spoon. Top with remaining tortillas, buttered side up; press top tortillas gently.
  • 5
    Melt 2 tablespoons butter on a griddle or large skillet over medium-high heat. Place tortilla sandwiches on griddle; grill until bottom is crisp and lightly browned; carefully turn sandwiches to grill other side.
  • 6
    Serve with taco sauce, if desired.

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