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Recipe

Turkey and Sweet-Hot Pepper Grilled Cheese

Scott Phillips

Servings: 2

A mixture of cream cheese and grated cheese makes a luxurious sandwich. Spicy mustard and sweet pickled jalapeños add just enough heat to counter all that richness. Look for the chiles in the pickle and condiment aisle at the supermarket.

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 oz. Jarlsberg cheese, grated
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 slices sandwich bread
  • 1 Tbs. spicy brown mustard
  • 3 oz. thinly sliced smoked turkey breast
  • 1/3 cup jarred sweet and hot jalapeño rings, drained

Nutritional Information

      Calories (kcal) : 760
      Fat Calories (kcal): 430
      Fat (g): 48
      Saturated Fat (g): 27
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 1.5
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 8
      Cholesterol (mg): 145
      Sodium (mg): 1670
      Carbohydrates (g): 46
      Fiber (g): 4
      Sugar (g): 8
      Protein (g): 34

Preparation

  • In a medium bowl, mix both cheeses and the dill until blended.
  • Butter one side of two slices of bread, and place butter side down in a 12-inch nonstick skillet. Spread the mustard on top. Divide half of the cheese mixture between the two slices of bread. Divide the turkey and then the peppers between the two, then the remaining cheese. Butter the remaining two slices of bread and top the sandwich butter side up.
  • Cook over medium heat, pressing lightly on the sandwich, until deep golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown and the cheese has melted, another 3 to 4 minutes. Let cool briefly before slicing and serving.

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  • BudRu | 04/10/2016

    Super simple. Made this in the panini press for quick dinner. Substituted marscapone for cream cheese just because that's what I had on hand.

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