Toasted Salsa Cheese Sandwiches

You must drain the salsa because it contains a lot of liquid. The heat and spices, however, remain!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salsa, drained
  • 1 cup grated pepper jack cheese
  • 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, softened

Directions

  • In bowl, combine salsa, pepper jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, and softened cream cheese.
  • Divide mixture among four slices of bread and top with remaining slices of bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with softened butter.
  • Grill sandwiches in dual-contact grill or on a griddle, turning once and covering during cooking, until cheese melts and bread is crisp. Cut sandwiches in half and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salsa, drained
  • 1 cup grated pepper jack cheese
  • 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, softened

Directions

  • In bowl, combine salsa, pepper jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, and softened cream cheese.
  • Divide mixture among four slices of bread and top with remaining slices of bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with softened butter.
  • Grill sandwiches in dual-contact grill or on a griddle, turning once and covering during cooking, until cheese melts and bread is crisp. Cut sandwiches in half and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories550
Total Fat36g
Saturated Fat22g
Cholesterol80mg
Sodium920mg
Total Carbohydrate32g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars6g
Protein23g