Buttery toasted bread stuffed with spicy jalapeños and nutty aged Monterey Jack cheese is sure to be a top contender for your no-time-to-cook meal of choice.
What to buy:
Use the best aged Jack you can find; we are particularly fond of Vella Dry Monterey Jack.
This recipe was featured as part of our Chile Pepper Recipes photo gallery.
Beverage pairing: Benton Lane Pinot Gris, Oregon. There are two main flavors in this sandwich: herbaceous, spicy peppers and rich, nutty cheese. A good Pinot Gris such as Benton Lane’s has the same duality: a lovely, herbaceous “greenness” along with rich, apple fruit.
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