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Keto Grilled Cheese

Fix up a healthy, kid-approved keto grilled cheese sandwich for lunch or a quick dinner. With my easy keto recipes, you can make all your favorite high carb foods like sandwiches keto style!

Embrace your inner 5-year-old! Thick slices of high-quality cheese are sandwiched between two pieces of our gluten-free, grain-free All-Purpose Keto Bread.

I usually set out to make these sandwiches for our kids, but the smell of buttery cheese cooking in the pan is hard to pass by. Our All-purpose Keto Bread cooks into a crispy outside and remains soft and gooey inside. Sprinkle a pinch or two of salt on top before serving and…. OH YEAH! It’s good.

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What kind of cheese?

You want to use a cheese that will melt. Having cheese ooze out between two crispy, buttery slices of bread is the classic picture you are going for. Young cheddar, Monterrey jack, Swiss-style cheeses (Gruyere), Taleggio and Brie are all good choices that will bring the mouth feel you’re looking for. Mix and matching harder, aged cheeses like feta and parmesan with mozzarella or Fontina. As long as you have a cheese that will melt, it will meld with the harder types. We suggest trying RAW MILK cheeses. They are delicious! US Wellness has a varied selection of high-quality raw milk cheese.

Try these fun add-ins to give variety to your grilled cheese:

*recipes from our Keto training manual

Other ideas…

  • Zucchini Butter
  • pickled jalapeño slices
  • sautéed mushrooms and onion
  • Crunched up kale chips

Watch our Keto Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe video here.

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Keto Grilled Cheese

Make a low-carb, keto grilled cheese on gluten-free, grain-free bread and chow down on a gooey, crispy sandwich for a quick lunch or dinner.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 44kcal


  • 2 slices The BEST All-Purpose Keto Bread
  • 2 (1/2 ounce) slices cheese <-- try this one, aged goat cheese, Dambo, Gruyere, raw milk cheddar etc
  • 1 teaspoon butter or coconut oil

Optional add-ins:

  • pickles
  • roasted garlic
  • tomato slices


  • Warm a skillet over medium heat.
  • Butter one side of the bread slices. Just butter the side that goes down on the pan.
  • Layer on the cheese. Add any optional ingredients.
  • Top the sandwich with the second piece of bread. Place in the skillet to pan-fry for 2 minutes, until cheese starts to melt. Flip and continue cooking for 2 more minutes, until golden brown.
  • Remove from heat and serve warm with a sprinkle of salt, side of veggies and additional protein.


Macros and Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Grilled Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 44 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 48mg2%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 125IU3%
Calcium 14mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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