Fajita Grilled Cheese

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My son asks for a grilled cheese sandwich nearly every day. And I can’t help but to make myself one too. I just can’t get enough grilled cheese. You can make them so many ways, and there’s so many delicious cheeses to try.

For this grilled cheese, I used a Salsa Jack from Great Midwest. It’s a combination of traditional salsa-inspired ingredients like tomato, onion, chives and jalapeño peppers in a delicious jack cheese. This cheese pairs wonderfully witht all types of Mexican inspired dishes.

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To make these grilled cheese sandwiches I just sautéed some colorful bell peppers and onions in a skillet. Then I sliced a crusty baguette and layered the bell peppers with Salsa Jack from Great Midwest. I used a good butter and generously buttered the bread before grilling it in my skillet.

You could also add grilled chicken or fajita beef strips to this sandwich to make it even more flavorful.

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Yield: Sevres 4

Fajita Grilled Cheese

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup sliced green bell peppers
1/4 cup sliced red bell peppers
1/4 cup sliced yellow bell peppers
1/4 cup sliced red onions
sliced Great Midwest Salsa Jack Cheese
sliced crusty baguette or other hearty bread


Heat skillet over medium heat. Drizzle with olive oil and add bell peppers and onion. Sauté until tender and set aside.

Slice bread and butter on one side. Assemble sandwich with cooked peppers, salsa jack cheese and bread. Cook sandwiches in skillet over medium heat until golden brown, flipping once.

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*Nutritional Information is not guaranteed for 100% accuracy.

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Great Midwest sent us a big box of twelve delicious varieties of cheese for us to try last month. We’ve had so much fun trying all the cheeses. We’ve made differnt grilled cheese, macaroni and cheeses, added it to quesadillas, omelets, salads and everything else. We’ve also been snacking on it quite a bit. The flavors are incredible and range from it ranges from sweet, to savory, to spicy. One of my favorite varieties was Mango Fire Cheddar.

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And if you love grilled cheese as much as we do, you should go by and enter Great Midwest’s I Love Grilled Cheese recipe contest. They want everyone to enter their best grilled cheese recipes using one or more Great Midwest cheese.  Recipes will be judged on the use of Great Midwest cheeses , taste and creativity/originality of the recipe. Contestants should remember that creativity is a big component in the scores so really off-the-wall ideas are encouraged.

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For extra entries, anyone that posts anything on the Great Midwest Facebook page – whether it be a photo of their sandwich, their recipe, them in the kitchen cooking, etc. – will get bonus points on their entry.

For complete contest rules, click here.

This post is sponsored by Great Midwest cheese. All opinions 100% mine. 

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  10 Responses to “Fajita Grilled Cheese”

  1. Paula - bell'alimennto — August 12, 2013 @ 2:10 pm

    My favorite type of cheese is espresso rubbed Parmesan.

  2. Tanya — August 12, 2013 @ 3:41 pm

    Yum, I bet it would be good adding chicken to it too. I’m making grilled cheese for lunch tomorrow now.

  3. Jamie G — August 12, 2013 @ 5:23 pm

    Yum! I can just imagine dunking this in a fire roasted tomato soup.

  4. Angelyn @ Everyday Desserts — August 12, 2013 @ 6:13 pm

    Sooooooo craving a grilled cheese now..

  5. Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — August 12, 2013 @ 9:09 pm

    That is my kind of grilled cheese sandwich! So gorgeous.

  6. Belinda @zomppa — August 13, 2013 @ 8:04 am

    Gosh, it’s hard to say no to a brilliant grilled cheese!

  7. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — August 14, 2013 @ 9:53 am

    How to pick a favorite cheese? I can’t!! This grilled cheese looks awesome!!

  8. Laura C. — August 14, 2013 @ 3:24 pm

    I really love any kind of cheese but brie would probably be my fav!!

  9. Laura C. — August 14, 2013 @ 3:24 pm

    I “Like” Great Midwest on FB – Laura Parker Craig

  10. Shaina — August 20, 2013 @ 2:15 pm

    My current favorite is actually the Great Midwest Leek and Morel cheese. I picked it up from Costco and was hooked.

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