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
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 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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About Tex-Mex Ham and Cheese Sandwich

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

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