Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe | easy, gluten free

vegan grilled cheese sandwich

This vegan grilled cheese recipe is SO good I had my omnivore family begging me to make them some. I hope you enjoy this quick, delicious, easy grilled cheese!

vegan grilled cheese sandwich

Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich | gluten free, easy

This grilled cheese sandwich is easy, delicious, vegan and can be made in 10 minutes. Your childhood favorite BUT vegan!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Snack, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 2 sandwiches


  • Pan


Grilled Cheese

  • 4 slices bread or gluten free bread
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter earth balance works well here
  • 4 slices vegan cheddar cheese Daiya brand works well

Easy Creamed Spinach (optional)

  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 2 tbsp vegan cream cheese plain or garlic flavor
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp olive oil for cooking


Make Creamed Spinach

  • Saute minced garlic in pan with oil on medium low for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  • Add spinach to hot garlic infused oil and allow it to wilt. (it'll look like too much spinach but it'll shrink down considerably)
  • Shut off the heat and add vegan cream cheese to pan and mix together well.
  • Set creamed spinach aside and prepare grilled cheese.

Make Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  • Heat pan or skillet to medium low.
  • Butter one side of your bread and place butter side down on to hot skillet.
  • Place 2 slices of vegan cheddar cheese on your bread.
  • Top cheese with creamed spinach.
  • Place final piece of buttered bread on top of your sandwich.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes per side until golden brown.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy with our Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup.



This recipe was adapted from Bianca Zapatka. Check their stuff out by going here. This recipe also goes INSANELY well with our Vegan Roasted Tomato Soup. 
Keyword 10 minutes meals, easy, fast, gluten free vegan grilled cheese sandwiches, how to make a vegan grilled cheese sandwich, quick, vegan grilled cheese sandwich
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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