Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 sandwich


For Roasted Jalapeno Pepper

  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper, seeded
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Other Ingredients

  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 1-2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 2 slices Colby-Jack cheese
  • tortilla chips


Roast Jalapeño Pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Wearing disposable gloves, slice pepper lengthwise with a serrated knife
  3. Remove seeds and veins and slice pepper into thin strips (julienne)
  4. Place pepper on a baking sheet and toss with salt, pepper and olive oil
  5. Roast 20-30 minutes

Make Sandwich

  1. Spread cream cheese on one slice of bread
  2. Layer cheese slices on other slice of bread
  3. Add roasted jalapeños on one side
  4. Grill the sandwich open-faced until cheese has melted
  5. Remove from grill, add tortilla chips, slice in two and serve