Monterey Jack cheese and pickled peppers combine for a new twist on pimiento cheese sandwiches. While this version is mild, you can increase the amount of jalapeño or use Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers for spicier sandwiches.
Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Add 4 bread slices; cook 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining bread slices. Rub 1 side of each bread slice with cut sides of garlic clove; discard garlic.
Combine cheese and remaining ingredients, stirring well. Spread about 3 tablespoons cheese mixture over the garlic side of each of 4 bread slices; top each sandwich with 1 bread slice, garlic side down.
This was a big hit with my boyfriend and is now a go-to. I used low-fat sour cream instead of mayo (cause we both hate mayo) and it's not a problem. The only bad thing is that the pickled jalepenos come in a relatively big can (for the amount you need for this recipe), but I've found uses for the leftovers (cornbread, quesedillas, omelettes).
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