Cookin’ Louisiane – Jay D’s Grilled Cheese


Chef Jay Ducote makes a grilled cheese with onions and pablano peppers.


  • 1 poblano pepper
  • 4 sliced marbled rye bread OR your favorite bread
  • ½ stick Shurfine butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp Shurfine mayo
  • 2 Tbsp Louisiana Molasses Mustard
  • 4 slices Shurfine cheddar
  • 4 slices Shurfine swiss cheese
  • 4 slices Shurfine provolone OR smoked gouda


  1. Roast whole poblanos over flames on stovetop until all skin is blackened. 
  2. Take off fire and let rest in plastic wrap to steam. 
  3. Remove charred skin, cut off top, & seed. Slice each poblano into long strips. 
  4. Put a layer of mayo/mustard on one side of 2 slices of rye. 
  5. Place cheese down next with a few slices of shaved red onion and 4 strips of poblano peppers. 
  6. Top with the other slice of bread and spread the outsides with a good amount of butter. 
  7. Toast the sandwich in a skillet over medium-low heat until the cheese is thoroughly melted inside. Flip once. You may press the sandwich with another skillet or a cast iron press. 
  8. Cut in half to see the delicious melted cheese.

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