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Grilled Queso SandwicGrilled Queso Fresco Cheese Sandwich with Green Chilesh with Peppers

Grilled Queso Fresco Cheese Sandwich with Green Chiles

A spicy and creamy combination of queso fresca cheese and our favorite type of green chile peppers.
Course Dinner, lunch, Sandwiches
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Cheese, dinner, green chiles, lunch, queso, Sandwiches
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 524kcal


  • 4 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 can green chiles chopped
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 8 slices Bread
  • 12 ounces Queso Fresco cheese

Chipotle Aioli

  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Adobo chile sauce Use more or less depending on how hot you want it


  • Dice onion and saute in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add green chiles, salt and pepper and cook at low temperature for 10 minutes to meld flavors.
  • Brush bread slices on one side with olive oil. Place four bread slices with olive oil side down in skillet
  • Layer cheese on top of bread, top with chile/onion mixture. Slather 2nd piece of bread with Chipotle mayonnaise. Top cheese and chile mixture with 2nd bread layer, olive oil side facing up.
  • Grill til browned on both sides and cheese is melted.


Sadly this little place has gone out of business and has been replaced with a pizza joint. So glad I recreated this as a reminder...and why does every place I love die. :(


Serving: 1Sandwich | Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 1751mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 495mg | Iron: 0.5mg