Tex-Mex Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Tex-mex Ham And Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From Southern Living® 1986 Annual Recipes.

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15 Min
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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


  • 1Combine cheese, ham, chiles, and lettuce, tossing well.
  • 2Brush one side of each tortilla with melted butter.
  • 3Place 2 tortillas, buttered side down, on work surface.
  • 4Spoon 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.
  • 5Melt 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.
  • 6Serve with taco sauce, if desired.

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About Tex-Mex Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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