Cauliflower is a very healthy and yummy alternative to bread whether it is used for pizza, rice, or even grilled cheese. This grilled cheese recipe may take time, but it is sure worth the effort and tastes way better than regular bread.

Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

  • Prep Time:30 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
  • Total Time:50 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Medium


  • 3 cup cauliflower rice
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup cheddar cheese
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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 450°F. In a food processor rice the cauliflower florets. Transfer cauliflower rice to a microwave-safe dish and microwave for 4 minutes.

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  • Step 2

    Place the cauliflower rice in a tea towel/strainer and twist/push it to squeeze as much moisture as you can. This is very important. The cauliflower rice needs to be dry, otherwise you’ll end up with mushy dough.

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  • Step 3

    Transfer the cauliflower rice to a mixing bowl, add egg, mozzarella, salt, pepper and mix well.

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  • Step 4

    Spread cauliflower mixture onto the lined baking sheet and shape into 4 squares. Place in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes until golden.

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  • Step 5

    Assemble cauliflower crust grilled cheese. Enjoy!

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