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White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches

White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches

White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches

My children love Taco Tuesday. As for me, I love using left overs to take the guess work out of meal planning for a couple days. Normally when I cook I make enough to have left overs and create new meals. My kids love warm sandwiches and I had some left over Taco Meat from last weeks Tacos that I stored so I decided to make White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches. I chose White Cheddar because my youngest hates cheese and its a good way to mask it, being that its white.

White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches.

In terms of using Taco meat, the possibilities are endless with what type of meat you decide on using. I haven’t tried anything else besides the meat I have. However I am sure it will taste just as good. For an added crunch I also added some Tortilla chips. To give it that real Taco Tuesday feel since we are a little off schedule being that we eat Tacos on Tuesdays. Instead of using regular Ketchup as a dipping option as you do with traditional grilled cheese. I went with a Salsa instead and added a little bit of heat for taste.

The kids dove right in to the sandwiches, its much different than what they are use to eating. So I was a little weary if they would enjoy the concept of eating Taco Sandwiches as much as I did. Now that I have shared with you how much my family enjoyed this meal. Its time for me to share the recipe so you and your family can enjoy it too.

White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches

White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Taco Sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 Sandwiches

Ingredients

3 tbsp Butter
2 C Taco Meat
1 Loaf Texas style or Thick Slice Bread
2 C of Cracker Barrel extra old White Cheddar Cheese
1/2 C of salsa for dipping
1 tsp of Chili Paste

Instructions

1. In a bowl re-warm Taco meat in the microwave until warm and set aside
2. Butter both sides of toast
3. Shred Cheese in Bowl and set aside
4. Pre heat frying pan over medium heat
5. Place 1 slice of toast, butter side down into pan,
6. Sprinkle a generous amount of cheese, followed by a heaping spoon of Taco meat,another sprinkle of cheese, then the top slice of Toast butter side facing you.
7. At this time the bottom toast should be golden and cheese melted.
8. With a spatula flip Sandwich over and continue grilling until golden Brown
9. Repeat steps 5-8 for the remaining Sandwiches to be made.
10.Serve in halves and enjoy
Dipping Sauce
Mix salsa and chili paste together and serve in dipping bowl.
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13 Comments

  • Reply Rachel Gault

    I never thought to combine these two – yum!

    09/08/2016 at 7:29 pm
  • Reply Keith Haney

    That looks yummy. I will have to try it. Thanks for sharing.

    09/08/2016 at 7:35 pm
  • Reply angie

    these look mighty tasty, I am sure they would be a terrific surprise to my family pinning the recipe for later use
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    09/08/2016 at 9:50 pm
  • Reply Roy Miller

    This is an interesting combination. I think my grandkids would like this. Thank you for posting the recipe.

    10/08/2016 at 8:44 am
  • Reply DecoPix (@TiinaTibs)

    You shouldn’t show me pictures like these – too delicious! I would need a toast like that right now as I’ve been living the whole day on chocloate and chips – no good.

    10/08/2016 at 11:31 am
  • Reply Sabrina Barbante

    I love tacos and cheddar! I’ll go for a veg small variation this dinner! 😉

    10/08/2016 at 2:07 pm
  • Reply thetravelpockets

    I’m drooling right now. This looks so darn good!

    10/08/2016 at 4:58 pm
  • Reply Euge Nia

    Such a great sandwich recipe and so easy to make! I am sure my family will love it!

    10/08/2016 at 5:23 pm
  • Reply Ana De Jesus

    Taco sarnies is a new one but a surprisingly pleasant combination. I would love some of these right now!

    10/08/2016 at 7:18 pm
  • Reply Ty

    Oh my goodness, this looks so good. YUM

    11/08/2016 at 12:34 pm
  • Reply Dreammerin

    This is very interesting combination! Thank you for sharing the recipe.

    11/08/2016 at 2:48 pm
  • Reply Milton Coyne

    oh gosh, that is really tempting.. i have been craving over the grilled cheese sandwich recently and this made my craving a lot more intense haha..I never tried dipping sandwich into a salsa though but that would be a cool idea that I might consider trying soon

    11/08/2016 at 7:35 pm
  • Reply Ivan Jose

    This looks like a very innovative way to use leftovers. Looking very yummy.

    11/08/2016 at 8:46 pm
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