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Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese (DF + GF)

June 30, 2021 | Author: Ashley McCrary

Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese

I’m still a child at heart and love a good grilled cheese. I combined my two favorite combinations to make the best Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese. Not only are the flavors out of this world, but this recipe is keto, plant-based, dairy-free, and vegan. Healthy never tasted so good!

This is a sponsored post with Carbonaut, but all opinions remain my own

Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese

What Makes Carbonaut So Awesome?

  • Carbonaut is a family-owned company on a mission to bring you low-carb bread that tastes as it came from the corner bakery.
  • They deliver a superior taste and texture to ensure you can enjoy low-carb bread without compromise.
  • BRAND NEW: They just dropped a new gluten-free keto bread that is incredible. Usually, gluten-free bread is tiny, but Carbonaut has large slices and the taste is out of this world!
  • Their gluten-free breads have only 1 gram of net carb per serving, no more than 50 calories, and 13-14 grams of fiber.
  • This bread is Gluten Free,  Keto-Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified, and 100% plant-based.
  • They currently offer two-three varieties of gluten-free bread: Cinnamon Raisin, a Seeded, and a White Bread.

Read more here about how and why this bread is lower in carbs.

Where Can You Buy Carbonaut?

  • The new gluten-free loaves are available at Whole Foods and Sprouts nationwide. They will be available online at Amazon.com and TheOvenDoor.co by the middle of July.
Pesto in a bowl garnished with basil

Vegan Pesto & Vegan Mozzarella

  • Vegan Pesto: For the pesto, I make my own. I use fresh ingredients and clean ingredients. You can grab the recipe for my vegan and dairy-free pesto here. If you don’t want to make your own, below are some great brand options you can buy!
    • Trader Joe’s Vegan Pesto
    • Seggiano Fresh Basil Pesto
    • Sacla Vegan Pesto
  • Vegan Mozzarella Cheese: I am a big fan of plant-based mozzarella cheese. Below are my favorite brands that taste amazing.
    • Miyoko’s Vegan Mozzarella Cheese
    • So Delicious Mozzarella Cheese
    • Violife Mozzaerlla Cheese
    • Trader Joe’s Vegan Mozzarella
Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese

If you are like me and still crave bread while living low carb or keto, now you can have it with Carbonaut. I highly recommend giving them a try. You will be shocked at how it tastes identical to bread filled with carbs. I love stocking up and adding to my freezer so the bread lasts even longer. When I’m ready to eat a slice or two, I simply thaw and enjoy!

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Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese (DF + GF)

This Keto Pesto Grilled Cheese takes things up a notch with homemade pesto, dairy-free mozzarella cheese, keto bread, and ghee. This gourmet sandwich will hit the spot and make you feel fancy! Keto and Dairy Free

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 grilled cheese 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 slices Carbonaut Gluten-Free Keto Bread
  • 2 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegan pesto 
  • 2 sliced plant-based mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Spread the pesto on each slice of the bread. Top with mozzarella cheese and close the sandwich and press firmly on the top.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat about 1 tablespoon of vegan butter over medium-low heat until just melted.
  3. Place your sandwich in the skillet and spread the remaining vegan butter over the top of the sandwich.
    Cook on each side for about 5-6 minutes on low heat or until each side is a nice crispy golden brown.

Notes

Click here for my Vegan Pesto recipe

  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Diet: Gluten Free

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Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

About Me

Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

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1 tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
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½ tsp ground mustard

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