Coupon Clipping Cook

Grilled Cheese and Chili Sandwich

Simple and delicious comfort food.

Grilled Cheese with Chili

Just the mention of a grilled cheese sandwich reminds me of the ones that my grandmother made me when I was little.

And guess what kind of cheese it was made with…..yep…..Velveeta Cheese.  Those were the days!

This grilled cheese sandwich is made with cheddar cheese and prepared chili.

Two things that taste amazing together (cheese and chili) also tastes amazing in the form of a grilled cheese sandwich.

Either homemade chili or canned prepared chili can be used for this recipe.

Here’s a spicy homemade chili recipe you may like “Spicy Chipotle and Pasilla Chili Con Carne“.

Here are more recipes with chili you may like “Breakfast Chili Chilaquiles“, “Chili Bacon Nachos” and “Jalapeno Chili Dog“.

Let’s check out the ingredients….there are only 4.

Grilled Cheese Ingredients

Sharp Cheddar Cheese, sliced sandwich bread (Sheepherder’s bread is used in this recipe), butter, and prepared chili

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

Warm the prepared chili in a pan or in the microwave (in a microwave-safe bowl) and then set aside for just a moment.

Melt Butter in Pan

Heat a large skillet on medium heat.

If your skillet is large enough to lay out 4 slices of bread, add half of the butter to the skillet.

Melted Butter in Pan

If your skillet is just large enough for 2 slices of bread at a time, use about a quarter of the butter (a little less than a tablespoon).

Sliced Bread in Pan

As soon as the butter melts, lay the pieces of bread over it and move them around a little so they soak up the butter.

Toasted Bread in Pan

Let cook until the bottom sides of the bread are toasted.

Melted Butter in Pan

Once the bottom sides of the bread are toasted, turn them over, slide one of the pieces over to the far side of the pan and stack the remaining piece on top of it for just a moment while adding more butter.

Add half of the remaining butter to the pan.

Melt Butter in Pan

Put one of the slices of bread over the butter toasted side up.

Then stack the other slice of bread on top of the piece that is lying on the melted butter.

Toasted Bread in Pan

Add the remaining butter to the pan, and as soon as it melts lay the remaining piece of bread over it toasted side up.

Cheese Slices on Toast in Pan

Next, add the slices of cheese to the top of each piece of bread.

Toast in Pan

Lift up the bread to see how it’s toasting.

If it’s getting too dark, turn down the heat just a bit.

Chili on Cheese Toast

Chili on Cheese Toast

Then add about ½ cup of warm chili over the cheese on one slice of bread (add 1 cup of chili on two slices if cooking all four pieces of bread at the same time).

Cheese on Chili Toast

Add a couple more slices of cheese on top of the chili just for good measure.

Grilled Cheese in Pan

Take another look at the bottom of the bread and if it’s a golden toasted color, turn the piece of bread with just cheese on it over…on top of the bread with the chili on it to make a sandwich.

Cover the pan with a lid and turn the heat off while the cheese melts.

Grilled Cheese with Chili

When the cheese is completely melted,

Grilled Cheese with Chili

…transfer the sandwich onto a cutting board…

Grilled Cheese with Chili

…cut it in half and…

Grilled Cheese with Chili

…serve right away while warm.

Grilled Cheese with Chili

Thank you so much for stopping by CCC!

More Sandwich Recipes You May Like:

Asparagus and Tomato Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese

Artichoke and Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese

Grilled Cheese Roll Ups

Cheesy Meatball Sandwich with Marinara Sauce

Don’t miss a CCC recipe.  Subscribe to Coupon Clipping Cook and get an email each time we have a new post.  Here’s the link to subscribe to CCC.

Grilled Cheese with Chili
0 from 0 votes
Print Recipe

Grilled Cheese and Chili Sandwich

Simple and delicious comfort food.

Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chili and Cheese, Grilled Cheese, Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 4 slices white or wheat sandwich bread
  • 6 ounces sliced sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup prepared chili warmed

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet on medium heat.

  2. If your skillet is large enough to lay out 4 slices of bread, add half of the butter to the skillet. 

    If your skillet is just large enough for 2 slices of bread at a time, use about a quarter of the butter (a little less than a tablespoon). 

  3. As soon as the butter melts, lay the pieces of bread on it and move them around a little so they soak up the butter.

  4. Let cook until the bottom sides of the bread are toasted. 

  5. Once the bottom sides of the bread are toasted, turn them over, slide one of the pieces over to the far side of the pan and stack the remaining piece on top of it for just a moment while adding more butter.

    Add half of the remaining butter to the pan.

  6. Put one of the slices of bread over the butter, toasted side up.

    Then stack the other slice of bread on top of the piece that is lying on the melted butter.

  7. Add the remaining butter to the pan, and as soon as it melts lay the remaining piece of bread over it toasted side up.
  8. To the top of each slice of bread, add cheese.

  9. When the bottom sides of the bread are lightly browned, add ½ cup of warm chili over the cheese on one slice of bread (add 1 cup of chili on two slices if cooking all four pieces of bread at the same time).

  10. Add 2 more slices of cheese on top of the chili.

  11. Then make the sandwiches out of the slices of bread and cheese (top the chili with the non-chili slices of toasted bread)

  12. Cover the pan with a lid and turn the heat off while the cheese melts. 

  13. When the cheese is completely melted, transfer the sandwich onto a cutting board, cut it in half and serve right away while warm.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. In addition, I may earn a commission for purchases made via my Amazon Influencer page.

Don’t Miss a Recipe!

Get new posts delivered via email:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

When you leave a comment on this Website, we collect your name, email, and IP address in order to assist with spam detection. For further details please refer to our Privacy Policy.  By checking the following box you consent to our data usage policy as outlined in our Privacy Policy found here.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

2 Comments

  1. I have some leftover veggie chili I made the other day, and I am so making this!
    Hope you had a lovely Easter and are having a great weekend 🙂