Roasted Jalapeno and Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese sandwiches are a great way to use up leftovers from other dishes.  I had some queso fresco, jalapenos and avocados from previous meals and I didn’t want them to go to waste.  I decided to make a sandwich out of them and what better sandwich than grilled cheese?  I never realized queso fresco was such a great melted cheese since I had only eaten it crumbled.  It turns out it slices really well and melts perfectly on sandwiches.  I was worried that all those jalapenos would overpower the other flavors so I roasted them in the oven until they were just starting to char.  This mellowed the heat but concentrated the flavor of the peppers. To make things easier I added the avocado slices after grilling the sandwich because they tend to fall out.  The sandwich was really tasty so I might have to start buying the ingredients instead of waiting until I have leftovers!


Roasted Jalapeno and Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich
(Makes 3 sandwiches)
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Ingredients:

  • 6 slices bread, cut in half
  • 6-7 jalapenos, halved with seeds removed
  • whole milk queso fresco, sliced thin
  • 2 avocados, thinly sliced or mashed
  • Sour cream

Directions:

  1. On the broiler setting, roast the jalapenos cut side down for about 5-6 minutes, or until the jalapenos are just starting to char.
  2. Place a few slices of cheese on one slice of bread. Add the jalapenos on top.
  3. On the other slice of bread, spread a thin layer of sour cream.
  4. Assemble the sandwich and grill for several minutes until the cheese is melted.
  5. Add the avocado slices onto the sandwich after grilling.

8 Thoughts on “Roasted Jalapeno and Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  1. Ok I want this one too. I adore jalapenos. Now I’m starving. ;)

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