Vegan BLT Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

easy and delicious vegan BLT Grilled cheese sandwich recipe

Mains, Recipes, Sandwiches | March 30, 2017 | By

Imagine a hot and crispy BLT sandwich, engulfed in vegan grilled cheese! It might sound too good to be true, but this is the real deal! This vegan BLT grilled cheese is what dreams are made of.. Ooey, gooey, indulgent dreams, that is!

Ingredients for easy vegan blt grilled cheese sandwich

Let’s be honest… The last thing you want to do after a long day of being awesome is cook a huge, elaborate meal. I mean, I’m in the same boat!

That’s when I created this masterpiece; I was hangry, tired, and needed something delicious immediately. (Ideal recipe-writing conditions, if you ask me 😉)

closeup of vegan blt grilled cheese sandwich

Vegan BLT Grilled Cheese Sandwich Realness

First of all, be warned:
This vegan BLT grilled cheese is the real deal. This isn’t that soggy-ass grilled cheese from a fast food place!

My secret to perfectly crispy grilled cheese? Oiling the bread before cooking!

You can use coconut oil (if you don’t mind the flavor), but I stick with good ‘ol vegan butter for that nostalgic taste… Just look at those grill-lines!

Ingredients Matter!

For this recipe I used:

  • Tempeh Bacon, for a healthier protein-packed punch,
  • Daiya cheese slices,
  • Organic power greens (I have to include greens somehow!),
  • Sliced tomatoes, and
  • Dave’s Killer Bread (no, seriously: It’s killer!)

Vegan blt grilled cheese sandwich

One last thing: You might be wondering why I add the greens after cooking the sandwich, it’s simple! I can’t stand hot, wilted greens. They might as well not be on there, because I’ll just peel it off.

Adding them after cooking still gives the greens a chance to soften, but not to the point of being a hot wilted mess. “Hip hip, hooray (for non-nasty greens)!”

Serves 1 Sandwich

Vegan BLT Grilled Cheese Sandwich

5 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2-3 slices of vegan bacon
  • 2 pieces of bread
  • 1 slice Daiya cheese
  • 2-3 slices of tomato
  • Vegan butter
  • Handful of greens
  • Mustard

Instructions

  1. Start with cooking your bacon to manufacturer's directions
  2. Gently place slice of cheese on one piece of bread
  3. Adorn cheese with bacon slices, ever so slightly overlapping
  4. Finish by closing the sandwich and topping with a small layer of butter (optional, but totally worth the crisp!)
  5. Cook sandwich on stove-top or panini press on medium-high until crispy and the cheese is melted
  6. Remove from heat, open back up, stuff with greens and mustard, close, and enjoy!
7.6.5
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Calories
350 cal
Fat
33 g
Carbs
1 g
Protein
11 g


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4 Comments

  1. Maha Khan

    April 10, 2017 at 4:25 am woe , Very good bread recipe I love your style of making rescipe Reply
  2. Bianca // Elephantastic Vegan

    April 18, 2017 at 1:24 am Ohhh, that looks so good right now!! I was just figuring out what to make for lunch and now I just want reach through the screen and devour this BLT Grilled Cheese Sandwich! Reply
    • Nick Abell

      April 18, 2017 at 12:46 pm Trust me, I'd share if I could! ;) Reply

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