Inside Out Grilled Cheese Taco

Tacos Recipes For Chefs

Inside Out Grilled Cheese Taco


  • Inside Out Grilled Cheese Taco
  • 3 c. Mexican Cheese Blend, Shredded
  • 6 ea. 5.5" Corn Tortilla
  • 6 pieces Panela Cheese, 1/2" x 2" x 3" Piece, Seared on a Flat Top
  • 3/4 c. Avocado Giardiniera (See Below)
  • 2 T. Avocado Chili Aioli (See Below)
  • 2 T. White Onion, 1/4" Dice
  • 2 T. Cilantro, Roughly Chopped
  • Avocado Giardiniera
  • 1/2 c. Cauliflower, 1/4" Florets
  • 1/4 c. Carrot, 1/4" Dice
  • 1/4 c. Celery, 1/4" Dice
  • 2 T. Serrano Peppers, Seeded, Sliced Thin
  • 1 1/2 t. Kosher Salt
  • 2 qts. Ice Water
  • 1 c. White Vinegar
  • 1 t. Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 t. Oregano, Dried
  • 1/4 t. Red Chili Flakes
  • 1/4 c. Canola Oil
  • 1/4 c. Avocados From Mexico, Stage 2, 1/4" Dice
  • Avocado Chili Aioli
  • 3/4 c. Avocados From Mexico, Stage 4, Pureed
  • 1/4 c. Jalapeño, Roasted, Skinned, Seeded, 1/4" Dice
  • 2 T. Water
  • 1/2 t. Garlic, Minced
  • 2 T. Lime Juice, Fresh
  • 1/2 t. Kosher Salt


    Inside Out Grilled Cheese Taco Directions:
  1. Cheese crisp: spread 1/2 cup of shredded cheese on a hot flat top, roughly 5 1/2" circle. Allow the cheese to melt slightly, then place 1 corn tortilla on top. Cook for another 30 seconds to allow tortilla to adhere to cheese. When cheese is crispy and tortilla has adhered, remove from heat and build the taco in the following order and amounts.
    • 1 Each 5 1/1" Corn Tortilla/ Cheese Crisp
    • 1 Each Charred Panela Cheese Slice
    • 2 Tbsp Avo-Giardiniera
    • 1 Tsp Avocado Chili Aioli, Drizzled
    • 1 Tsp Chopped White Onion
    • 1 Tsp Chopped Cilantro
    Avocado Giardiniera Directions:
  1. Toss cauliflower, carrot, celery and serrano peppers in salt and ice water. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Drain the vegetables and rinse one more time.
  3. Whisk together vinegar, garlic, oregano, red pepper, and canola oil.
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over rinsed vegetables and refrigerate overnight.
  5. In a medium bowl, fold diced avocado into vegetable mixture. Hold in an airtight container and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.
    Avocado Chili Aioli Directions:
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk all the ingredients together until they are evenly combined.
  2. Hold in an airtight container with plastic wrap pressed to the surface of the Aioli in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes! © 2024 All rights reserved.

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