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roasted cauliflower grilled cheese

Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese


  • Author: Brittany Raftis, RD
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Sandwiches 1x

Description

This hearty Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese is stuffed with melty cheese, caramelized onions, and thinly sliced, crispy roasted cauliflower. Perfect for your next working-from-home lunch or easy dinner.


Ingredients

Scale

1/2 small onion, sliced

2 tbsp olive oil, divided

1 cup cauliflower florets sliced into 1/2 inch pieces (like mini cauliflower steaks)

1 clove garlic, minced

~2 tsp mayo

Fresh basil leaves (about 6), chopped

4oz thinly sliced sharp cheese (such as old cheddar)

4 sliced whole grain bread


Instructions

  1. Place cauliflower florets on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Drizzle cauliflower with 1 tbsp olive oil and roast at 425F until edges have browned and softened. You should be able to easily pierce the florets with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add onions to the pan and sauté until browned. 
  3. Make the garlic mayo by combining garlic, mayo, and basil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. 
  4. Once your ingredients are prepped, assemble the sandwiches by first spreading a thin layer of garlic mayo on one side of each slice of bread. Add a thin layer of cheese, cauliflower, and onions. Finish with another layer of cheese and the second slice of bread. 
  5. Grill sandwiches on a panini press or pan with butter until both sides of the sandwich are lightly browned and the cheese has melted. 
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Keywords: grilled cheese, cauliflower, roasted vegetables