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The Mexican Grilled Cheese

BS' in the Kitchen
Fresh corn tortillas, refried beans, green sauce, queso fresco, the list goes on! This is one loaded grilled cheese!
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Servings 1


  • 2 slice of french bread
  • butter
  • 1 fresh corn tortilla
  • vegetable oil
  • taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp green Mexican sauce
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/2 an avocado sliced
  • 1/2 cup Kraft 3 cheese Mexicana mix
  • 1 tbsp refried beans
  • 2 tbsp queso fresco cheese
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder
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  • Salsa
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  • 1/2 medium sized tomato chopped
  • 1 thin slice of white onion chopped
  • leaves from 5 cilantro stalks
  • a few drops of lime juice
  • 1/4 large clove of garlic minced
  • 3 tsp corn
  • salt & pepper


  • In a pan on medium heat, add enough vegetable oil to fry corn tortilla, once heated, fry tortilla until golden brown and crispy.
  • Once fried sprinkle tortilla with some taco seasoning (or salt & pepper if you have no taco seasoning).
  • Butter the outside of each slice of bread.
  • On the bottom slice, spread re-fried beans.
  • Cut fried tortilla in half, place one half on top of re-fried beans.
  • Sprinkle some of your Mexicana mix cheese on the tortilla, place your slices of avocado.
  • If making fresh salsa, combine all of the salsa ingredients in a bowl, then place on top of avocado. If using canned salsa, place 1-2 tablespoons on avocado.
  • Sprinkle queso fresco, chili powder and the rest of your Mexicana cheese mix on top of the salsa.
  • Spread one tablespoon of sour cream and one tablespoon of Mexican green sauce on the inside of your top slice of bread, and place on sandwich.
  • Place sandwich in pan, turn to medium heat, and cover pan. Cook until golden brown on each side.
  • Serve with sour cream or salsa if desired.