Cheesy Mexican Melt

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This savory sandwich is quick and easy to prepare. This recipe is perfect for the Back to School season – after school or for lunch, if you’re homeschooling.


  • Sara Lee®​ 100% Whole Wheat Bread
  • 4 tbsp. margarine squeeze butter
  • 1 pound of Ground Beef
  • 1 ounce of Taco Seasoning
  • 2 cups of lettuce, chopped or shredded
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 cups of shredded cheese, Triple Cheddar or Mexican Blend


  1. In a skillet, cook ground beef until brown, then drain.
  2. Add taco seasoning to skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Spread margarine butter on one side of Sara Lee® 100% Whole Wheat Bread, twice.
  4. Layer sandwich (buttered-side up) with beef, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese.
  5. Heat skillet on medium-high heat, cook sandwich (flipping once), until cheese is melted. Remove from pan. Slice and eat immediately.


  • While ground beef is cooking, prep lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese.
  • To keep tomatoes from getting soggy, don’t press sandwich when cooking. Only flip once. Remove from pan when cheese is melted.
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