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jalapeno grilled cheese sandwich.
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Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

Spicy, cheesy, garlicky, buttery goodness!! This jalapeno grilled cheese is the ultimate snack.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jalapeno grilled cheese sandwich
Servings: 2 toasts
Author: Maria Doss


  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 slices buttermilk bread (any type of white bread0
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper,. deseed and sliced thinly


  • Set oven on broil, with oven rack placed about 6-inches from the heat element. 
  • Toss minced cheddar, mozzarella and garlic together in a small bowl. 
  • Butter both sides of each bread slice and place on a baking sheet. Top with sliced jalapenos (use as much as you'd like). Sprinkle evenly with the shredded cheese mixture. 
  • Broil for 3-4 minutes, until cheese melts. Keep a close eye in the jalapeno cheese toast after about 2 1/2 minutes. 
  • Serve hot. 

To pack Jalapeno Cheese toast for lunch

  • Cook and cool jalapeno cheese toast. Cut into triangles and pack into lunch boxes. Microwave for about 30 seconds until hot.