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Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Prep Time
10 min

Cook Time
10 min



Cuisine Type

Cheese Types

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Recipe Description

Spicy and ooey, gooey, cheesy! Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are bold and a delicious spin on your every day grilled cheese.

*This recipe is designed for foodservice application and ingredient amounts will likely need to be adjusted for personal use.


  • Filling: 
    • 4 cups shredded 3 Pepper/Colby/Jack Cheese
    • 12 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped green onion
    • 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • Assembly:
    • 6 tbsp butter, at room temperature
    • 24 slices crusty bread


Filling: Toss together cheese, bacon, green onion and jalapenos. Prepare up to 4 hours before service. Cover and refrigerate until service. 

Assembly (for each order): Sandwich (1 1/2 oz) Filling between 2 slices of bread. Butter outer slices of sandwich with 1 1/2 tsp (1/8 oz) butter. Sandwiches can be assembled to order for up to 1 hour before service.

Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat; cook sandwich for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until bread is golden brown and toasted and cheese is melted. To serve, cut in half. 

•    Cook sandwiches in a panini press if desired.
•    Serve with tomato salsa for dipping. 
•    Garnish plate with pickled jalapeno peppers if desired.

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