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Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
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Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich
See how to make grilled cheese sandwiches with a cheesy, creamy jalapeno filling. See more
  • READY IN 20 mins

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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"This is an awesome spin on a plain grilled cheese sandwich. Feel free to alter it to your liking. The ciabatta bread is not typical grilled cheese material but the crunch of the buttery grilled chewy bread goes perfect with this jalapeno filling. You can also use sourdough bread."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and pickled jalapeno in a small bowl. Set aside. Preheat skillet over medium heat.
  2. Slice each roll in half horizontally, then slice the rounded tops off the ciabatta rolls to make a flat top half. Spread 1 teaspoon butter on the doughy cut side of the bottom bun and 1 teaspoon butter on the now flattened top bun. Place half of the cream cheese mixture, half of the crushed chips, and half of the shredded cheese on the non-buttered side of the bottom bun. Place the top half of the bun on the sandwich and place the sandwich on the hot skillet. Repeat with the second sandwich.
  3. Grill until lightly browned and flip over, about 3 to 5 minutes; continue grilling until cheese is melted and the second side is golden brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 19, 2011

I actually woke up this morning determined to have this for breakfast (I'm pregnant, so it's ok, lol)! I had everything on hand except for the ciabatta rolls, so I just used sliced Italian bread, and that seemed to work out wonderfully. I just eye-balled everything to my taste. I have to say that this really DID taste like a jalapeno popper...SO GOOD! I can't wait to make this for my husband, I know he will LOVE it too. Thanks for sharing this fun, creative and delicious sandwich, that I will be making often~YUM! :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 16, 2011

I liked it, my husband didn't. Oh well. I'll have something tasty to make for myself when he's out of town :)

Jun 01, 2011

Excellent sandwich! I think, to make it an unqualified 5 star recipe, the next time I will add a crisply cooked and crumbled slice of bacon.

Apr 19, 2011

Yum! This was delicious. I realized I didn't have sour cream so added a little mayo instead. I used Italian bread-I think this sandwich would be good on any bread of your liking. Served with a salad for a very tasty dinner. Thanks for sharing-this is a great recipe!

May 18, 2011

OMG how much better could it get?!?!? I needed a quick dinner after work and threw these together in under 15 min. Used pepper-jack cheese in place of colby. Served with Spicy tomato soup (tomato soup with hot sauce added). Thanks so much for this recipe:)

Dec 08, 2011

Use fresh jalepenos

Jan 03, 2012

Delicious! I added some slices of rotisserie chicken from grocer (they make a honey jalepeño flavor that matched perfectly), and this was a filling meal! Yummm

Sep 24, 2012

this is great! don't skimp on the ciabatta bread. It really makes the sandwich!


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  • Calories
  • 528 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.9 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 89 mg
  • 30%
  • Fat
  • 34 g
  • 52%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 16.5 g
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 1121 mg
  • 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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