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Spicy Ham and Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
  • READY IN 11 mins

Spicy Ham and Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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"This sandwich is a quick, delicious meal and tastes great with a side of potato salad."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    6 mins

    11 mins


  1. Preheat a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Layer cheese, ham, and chile pepper on one slice of bread, then top with the other slice. Lightly butter both sides of the sandwich before carefully placing it in the skillet. Grill until cheese is melted and bread appears golden brown, about 3 minutes per side.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 09, 2008

This procedure is okay. I prefer to place the ham in the skillet to heat it through first. Then build the sandwich as decribed and grill. By heating the ham first you guarantee that your ham will be nice and toasty warm along with the melted cheese and bread.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 25, 2010

This was a great idea and was a nice simple change up from a plain hot grilled sandwich. The ham wasn't really warm though in the middle although the outsides were toasty and the cheese was melted. I didn't care for the flavor of the peppers because it was "too green" and that's just a personal thing. Maybe if I had used a roasted chile pepper I would have liked this better? The recipe is fine, the green taste was not.

Mar 15, 2010

Great grilled cheese. I had a chopped serrano chile pepper that I needed to use up, glad that I choose this recipe!!

Jun 01, 2010

EXCELLENT! I used white bread and jalapeno peppers because that's what I had on hand. In addition to the swiss and ham I also added some cheddar. I baked these in the oven using the 'Awesome Grilled Cheese Sandwich' recipe from here-PERFECT! I will be making these again for sure! Thanks for sharing. :)

Sep 19, 2007

THis is a personal favorite of mine when i was younger, for mine i like to add crisp bacon and i dont always use rye bread just plain white bread works fine.

Feb 03, 2008

Yummm. I don't like Swiss cheese much, so I use Cheddar. Excellent sandwich, one of my favourites.

Oct 17, 2011

Tasty but a little boring. I think it's the Swiss cheese in this. Any other cheese would have probably been better, like cheddar, havarti, or pepper jack. This was a nice quick lunch though and I thank you for the recipe ;)

Aug 04, 2012

Instead of a green chili,I added a few drops of Sriracha on top of a thin layer of mayo to the inside of the sandwich for a little kick and served it with red grapes to put out the fire.


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  • Calories
  • 500 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 29.5 g
  • 45%
  • Fiber
  • 4.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 21.7 g
  • 43%
  • Sodium
  • 616 mg
  • 25%

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

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