Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

The ultimate vegan grilled cheese sandwiches which will make your mouth water! This recipe is 100% plant-based and contains simple ingredients. Homemade vegan cheese meets flavorful veggies and delicious sandwich bread. No cashews and no blender needed for this quick vegan snack!

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

Easy & Quick Vegan Grilled Cheese

I am sure you know how much I love vegan cheese. Yes, I adore it. #cheeseaholic

So it’s no wonder I came up with this vegan grilled cheese sandwich recipe. And holy moly, I am glad I did! These sandwiches are homemade from scratch, you don’t need to buy store-bought cheese!

You might love this recipe as well because it is:

  1. The perfect vegan side dish and snack
  2. Hearty, cheesy, flavorful, comforting
  3. 100% plant-based, nut-free, and healthier than most grilled cheese sandwiches!

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

How To Make The Best Vegan Grilled Cheese?

Do you want to know how to make the best vegan grilled cheese sandwiches at home? Check out the following step-by-step instruction photos and explanation below.

  1. Slice one large carrot lengthwise into strips and cook over medium heat in a skillet until tender.
  2. Sautè onion in a pan.
  3. Add all spices and spinach until wilted.
  4. Drizzle 4 slices of bread with a little oil (from both sides). Heat them up in a pan or on the grill for a few minutes. Prepare a batch of my vegan cheese sauce (skip this step if you use store-bought vegan cheese). Top two slices of bread with a heaped tbsp of the vegan cheese sauce.
  5. Then add the spinach, onion mixture.
  6. Top with the carrot slices.
  7. Add another layer of vegan cheese sauce.
  8. Finally, top with the other slice of bread. Cook on medium heat in a skillet or on the grill for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Flip and cook for 2-3 minutes more, then remove from pan.

Follow the detailed instructions in the recipe below!

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

Use Your Favorite Veggies

I love carrots, especially when they are roasted or grilled. However, you can make these vegan grilled cheese sandwiches with different other veggies of choice. Some examples would be:

  1. Pumpkin/Squash
  2. Zucchini
  3. Sweet Potato
  4. Tomato
  5. Peppers
  6. You could also add cauliflower or broccoli
  7. Mushrooms are another great choice

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

Simple Ingredients

This recipe contains simple ingredients which you might have already at home. If not, they are easily available in most supermarkets.

  • For the vegan cheese sauce, you’ll need coconut milk (or plant-based milk of choice), tapioca flour/starch, and nutritional yeast flakes.
  • You can use regular sandwich bread or gluten-free bread. Just make sure it’s dairy-free!
  • Spinach and carrot (or see other veggie examples above).
  • A couple of condiments such as onion powder, garlic powder, soy sauce, etc.

If you don’t want to make the vegan cheese sauce, you can also use store-bought vegan cheese of choice (if you live in the United States you can check out the brand “Follow Your Heart” or “Daiya”).

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

This Vegan Grilled Cheese Recipe is:

  • Dairy-free
  • Nut-Free (no cashews!)
  • Gluten-free if you use gluten-free bread
  • Plant-Based
  • Hearty
  • Satisfying
  • Flavorful
  • Comforting
  • Healthier than most grilled cheese sandwiches
  • Easy to make with simple ingredients

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

Should you recreate this recipe, please leave a comment below and don’t forget to tag me in your Instagram or Facebook post with @elavegan and #elavegan because I love to see your remakes and often share them in my Insta Stories!

Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

If you like vegan cheese dishes, definitely also check out the following recipes:

  • Black Bean Quesadillas
  • Spinach Eggplant Quesadillas
  • Cheesy Rice And Bean Casserole
  • Vegan Calzone Recipe
  • Crispy Spinach Tacos
  • Healthy Vegan Mac And Cheese

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Best Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Easy Recipe

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