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Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese

Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese

Everyone’s favorite appetizer in grilled cheese form.


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35 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time
4
sandwiches

Ingredients

8 medium jalapeño peppers, halved, seeded

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

8 slices sourdough sandwich bread

2 ounces low-fat cream cheese

8 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. STEP 2

    Place jalapeño peppers onto prepared baking sheet. Bake 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine Butter with Canola OIl and panko bread crumbs in bowl; mix well. Spread 1 side of each bread slice with 2 teaspoons butter mixture.

  4. STEP 4

    Evenly spread cream cheese onto unbuttered side of 4 bread slices. Layer each with 4 roasted jalapeño pepper halves and 2 slices cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, buttered-side up.

  5. STEP 5

    Heat 12-inch skillet or griddle over medium heat.

  6. STEP 6

    Place 2 sandwiches into skillet. Cook, turning once, 4-6 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Place assembled sandwich in air fryer basket. Cook at 360°F for about 5 minutes until cheese is melted. Flip the sandwich and continue cooking another 5-7 minutes or until bread is crisped and golden and cheese is melted. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may be able to cook more than one sandwich at a time.

Nutrition (1 serving)

710 Calories
32 Fat (g)
75 Cholesterol (mg)
1360 Sodium (mg)
80 Carbohydrates (g)
4 Dietary Fiber
25 Protein (g)
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