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How To Make A Cauliflower-Crusted Grilled Cheese That Is Both Gluten-Free And A Work Of Art

08/25/2014 07:00 am ET | Updated Aug 26, 2014

This grilled cheese sandwich contains no bread. It is gluten-free, low-carb and plain remarkable.

grilled cheese

Look at it. Ponder it.

The beauty comes from the blogger The Iron You, who has smartly adapted the cauliflower crust craze into something one could eat for any meal of the day. Toss in some bacon and you've got breakfast. Serve it alongside a plate of greens, add some sriracha, tomatoes and avocado, and you've got a meal worthy of lunch or dinner.

To make the cauliflower "bread," you'll need a finely chopped head of cauliflower (the food processor does it best), one egg, half a cup of shredded mozzarella and some salt and pepper. Bake the mixture for about 15 minutes.

baked bread

Once the "bread" has cooled, it's time to construct your grilled cheese masterpiece.

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This particular recipe calls for sharp cheddar for the melty inside, but you can certainly test out any cheese you like. Might we suggest adding a bit of jam for a sweet, competing flavor? Get the full Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese recipe from The Iron You, and go to town!

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