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Zucchini Grilled Cheese
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins
Total
25 mins
 

Why not use thick slices of zucchini as the “bread” for a healthy grilled cheese? It’s deliciously low carb, and seriously melty. So easy to make and a great keto snack, side dish, or even dinner! Recipe from All Day I Dream About Food

Course: Side Dishes
Keyword: Side Dishes
Servings: 4
Calories: 181 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 large zucchini
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 6 oz cheese of choice, thinly sliced
  • avocado oil for the griddle
Instructions
  1. Preheat a countertop griddle to 350F or place a large skillet over medium heat. Brush lightly with avocado oil.

  2. Slice the zucchini on the diagonal into 16 slices, about 1/2 inch thick each, and lay on the griddle or in the pan (for a skillet, you may need to work in batches). Cook until lightly browned on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

  3. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate and let sit to drain a few minutes. Pat the tops dry with a rag or more paper towel.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Sprinkle one side of each zucchini slice with the seasoning mixture.

  5. Pair the zucchini slices by approximate size, and divide the sliced cheese between them, to make 8 sandwiches. Brush the griddle or pan with a little more oil or some butter and lay the sandwiches down on the grill. Let cook until the cheese is melted.

  6. Serve hot and melty!

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Grilled Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 558mg24%
Potassium 147mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 630IU13%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 313mg31%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.