Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese

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These stacked grilled cheese sandwiches with Grilled Provolone Cheese, Roasted Garlic, and  Jalapeno Pepper are delicious. This simple-to-make Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich is perfect for lunch or those nights you want a sandwich for dinner.

jalapeno popper grilled cheese

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Are you looking for sandwich recipes? Try some of my other posts, like… Cobb Salad Sub Sandwich , or these delicious Slow Cooker BBQ Sandwiches 

jalapeno popper grilled cheese sandwiches

5 Tips for grilled cheese sandwiches

  • Add a little mayonnaise to the butter before spreading to prevent the sandwiches from burning
  • Put about 2 tsp. of olive oil in the skillet before adding the buttered bread
  • Use an iron skillet
  • Push the bread down with your spatula to help it crisp up on the bottom and spread the cheese more
  • You can also use shredded cheese instead of sliced cheese for a more even melt

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What are some variation ideas for grilled cheese?

  • Add sliced pears
  • Use spicy cheese
  • Add dried berries or raisins
  • Avocado slices are delicious on grilled cheese
  • Add a slice of turkey meat
  • Grilled tomato slices are another yummy addition
  • Throw in some spinach leaves
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Here’s What You’ll Need to make these sandwiches… Makes 6 Servings

  • 1 Garlic Bulb
  • Olive Oil – about 1 Tbsp.
  • 6 Jalapeno peppers
  • 1/8 cup of Shredded – Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 slices 0f  Smoked Provolone cheese
  • 12 slices of cooked bacon
  • 12 slices of 9-grain bread
  • Butter for spreading
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Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Delicious grilled cheese sandwiches with Jalapeno and Bacon stuffed inside.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 335 cal


For Roasted Garlic:

  • 1 Garlic Bulb
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

Roasted Jalapeno:

  • 6 Jalapeno peppers

Cream Cheese Spread:

  • 1 8 oz. cream cheese
  • cup Parmesan Cheese Shredded
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce


  • 6 slices Smoked Provolone cheese
  • 12 slices cooked bacon
  • 12 slices 9-grain bread
  • 1 8 oz. Butter for spreading


  • Set the oven to 425 degrees

Roasting Garlic:

  • Peel the loose skin off of the garlic. Cut the top off of the garlic, and place it in the center of a large piece of aluminum foil. Pull the foil up and around the garlic, pour the olive oil over the garlic. Salt the top of the garlic
  • Close the foil
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until garlic is soft

Roasted Jalapeno:

  • Cut the tops off of the Jalapeno Peppers. Cut them in half, and  use a knife to get rid of the seeds, and the ribs
  • Place those on a baking sheet, skin side up and broil for a few minutes – until the tops are charred a little
  • Let those cool, then peel the skins off

Cream Cheese Spread:

  • Grab a small bowl, and add the cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, Worcestershire sauce, and the Roasted garlic
  • Mix together


  • Spread butter on 2 slices of bread, place one butter side down on a non-stick skillet
  • Add a slice of provolone
  • 2 slices of bacon
  • spread a large spoonful of cream cheese mixture, add 2 pieces of Jalapeno peppers, top with another slice of buttered bread
  • Grill the sandwich over medium/high heat until both sides are golden brown and repeat with the remaining ingredients


Best when served immediately
Nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 335calCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 17gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 771mgPotassium: 263mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 352IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 248mgIron: 3mg
Keyword lunch, sandwich
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