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jalapeno pesto garlic spicy grilled cheese

Jalapeno Pesto Garlic Spicy Grilled Cheese

Shilpa Joshi
Delicious grilled bread slathered in seasoned garlic butter with jalapeno pesto and cheese. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course brunch, dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 1 sandwich
Calories 259 kcal


  • pan


  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • ½ tsp italian seasoning use dried parley as alternative
  • 1-2 tbsp jalapeno pesto link in notes below


  • Make batch of jalapeno pesto. Link in notes below.
    jalapeno pesto ingredients
  • Crush garlic clove. Mix with room temperature butter and Italian seasoning.
    fresh garlic butter
  • Slather fresh garlic butter on one side of two slices of bread.
    fresh garlic butter on bread
  • Heat pan on stove and put one slice butter side down. Top with jalapeno pesto and cheese. Add other slice of bread on top.
    cheese and jalapeno pesto on bread
  • Grill until browned and heated through. Enjoy!
    garlic bread grilled cheese


Click here for jalapeno pesto recipe
Note: the pesto recipe makes more than enough for one grilled cheese.  You can use the extra in pasta, pizza and many other dishes.


Calories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 6gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 391mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 350IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 93mgIron: 2mg
Keyword garlic bread grilled cheese, jalapeno pesto, Spicy Grilled Cheese Sandwich
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