Say hello to this vegan grilled cheese. Your vegan prayers have been answered with this one! This is a quick and comforting grilled cheese sandwich made with vegan mozzarella cheese, sandwiched between buttery sourdough bread and pan fried until golden. Drooling yet?
It’s quick and easy, comforting, salty and savoury. As for the homemade cheese; expect ultra stretchy, melty and cheesy flavour. (i.e. everything we could dream of for a vegan mozzarella).
Certainly, it’s popular with both the kids and adults. Enjoy this recipe for a quick and comforting lunch or dinner.
Now, let me tell you exactly how to make this recipe so you can enjoy it pronto.
Easy Vegan Grilled Cheese
For this recipe, you will need:
- vegan mozzarella
- sourdough bread
- vegan butter (or coconut oil)
- sea salt
As you can see, it’s pretty simple and straight forward. I’ve used my homemade vegan mozzarella recipe for the filing. Because it’s perfect for melty and stretchy cheese that’s full of flavour. I love using it for this grilled cheese, lasagna, and basically any recipe where I’m looking for melty stretchy cheese.
What’s the best vegan cheese for grilled cheese
Certainly, there are some good vegan mozzarella brands to buy, instead of making it yourself. Which offer consistency that’s also melty and stretchy. I’m not opposed to these brands. In fact, I use them from time-to-time for parties and entertaining.
However, the nutrition facts for store-bought vegan mozzarella can be a tad unhealthy. Since they use ingredients like starches, gums and carrageenan for longer shelf-life.
No doubt, making vegan mozzarella at home is a healthy solution. You know exactly what’s gone into it – no preservatives or additives. The recipe is minimal and can be made in just 10 minutes. So you can feel confident in knowing exactly what you’re putting in your body.
How to make a vegan grilled cheese
Making this vegan grilled cheese couldn’t be easier. Simply lather two pieces of bread with vegan butter and sprinkle with sea salt. I like to lather both sides so that even the inside of your grilled cheese will be crispy. (It’s a little trick of mine for extra gourmet grilled cheese).
Bring a skillet to medium heat and toast the bread slices until golden in colour, then flip and toast the other side. Once it’s ready, finish by lathering each toast with vegan mozzarella, and then flip one slice of bread onto the other. Voila, now you’ve got an ultra comforting, salty and savoury grilled cheese that’s ready to be devoured.
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So, now you know how to make a vegan grilled cheese that’s simple and gourmet. As you can see it’s super easy and straight forward, and so comforting. I’m sure you will love it as much as we do.
And, if you do make this recipe please let me know in the comments below what you think! I love hearing from you. And of course, tag me on Instagram with the hashtag #twospoons. Nothing makes me happier than to see your recreations.
Vegan Grilled Cheese
- 4 tsp vegan butter or coconut oil
- 2 slices sourdough bread
- 1/4 cup vegan mozzarella
- 1/8 tsp sea salt
- Butter two slices of sourdough bread on both sides (i.e. butter all four sides) and sprinkle with sea salt. Bring a skillet to medium heat and toast the bread slices until golden in colour, then flip and toast the other side.
- Once it's ready, finish by lathering each toast with 2 heaping tablespoons of vegan mozzarella. Season with sea salt and pepper. Then flip one slice of bread onto the other to make a sandwich.
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