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Grilled Cheese with Chipotle Butter

Servings 1 Serving

Ingredients
  

  • Chipotle Butter:
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo, minced, plus 1 teaspoon of adobo sauce from the can
  • Grilled Cheese:
  • 2 slices ½”-thick seedy bread
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle butter
  • 4 slices American cheese or cheddar
  • 1-2 tablespoons everything bagel seasoning
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Chipotle Butter:
  • In a small bowl, thoroughly blend the butter with the minced chipotles and adobo sauce and season with salt and pepper. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Grilled Cheese:
  • Spread the chipotle butter over the top side of each slice of bread. Brush both sides of each slice of bread with butter.
  • Stack cheese slices on one piece of bread and cover with the remaining slice. Sprinkle bagel seasoning on each outside side of the bread and gently press the sandwich together.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick skillet, cast iron, or griddle over medium heat. Place sandwich on pan and weigh down with a heavy skillet or plate. Cook until bread is golden brown, about 4 minutes, turn sandwich and grill the other side, an additional 3-4 minutes. Slice in half and eat immediately. Enjoy!