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Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese

One of my hubby’s favorite foods is avocado,
and we both enjoy a good grilled cheese,
so when I saw a scrumptious looking recipe combining
the two at Better Homes and Gardens,

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, I had to try it, with my own little spin.
Here is what you need:

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

(For 4 sandwiches)
8 slices sourdough bread
4 slices of Habanero Monterey Jack cheese
1 avocado
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 tomato
2 Tablespoons butter

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

This cheese is a big part of the deliciousness of this sandwich and gives it a bit of heat.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

First, peel the avocado (I wash the outside first),
take the seed out and mash it up with a fork.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Add to it the lemon juice, cumin and salt.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Butter one side of the 8 bread slices.
Lay 4 slices buttered side down.
Top each with a slice of the cheese.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Spread each slice with 1/4 of the avocado mixture.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Slice the tomato and top each sandwich with a couple of slices.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Heat up your griddle or frying pan,
and cook for 3 or 4 minutes, flipping once, or until desired golden
“toastyness” is achieved, and the cheese is nicely melted. 🙂

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

These were a complete hit at my house, and definitely a new favorite!

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

I made some with already grilled chicken breast too, and they were delish!

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,
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Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese

Course Sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Joyful Homemaking

Ingredients

  • For 4 sandwiches
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 4 slices of Habanero Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 to mato
  • 2 Tablespoons butter

Instructions

  • First, peel the avocado (I wash the outside first), take the seed out and mash the avocado up with a fork.
  • Add to it the lemon juice, cumin and salt.
  • Butter one side of the 8 bread slices.
  • Lay 4 slices buttered side down.
  • Top each with a slice of the cheese.
  • Spread each slice with 1/4 of the avocado mixture.
  • Slice the tomato and top each sandwich with a couple slices.
  • Heat up your griddle or frying pan, and cook for 3 or 4 minutes, flipping once, or until desired golden "toastyness" is achieved, and the cheese is nicely melted.

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Hope you enjoy this fabulous sandwich,
and if you’re a grilled cheese fan, here are some past tasty recipes I’ve shared:

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Grilled Cheese with Tomato and Pesto

Avocado Tomato Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese, Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese,

Grilled Cheese in the Oven
This is not only ridiculously easy, but the cheese gets extra gooey, and the bread a bit chewy.
It’s great when cooking for a crowd too!