Vegan Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Vegan Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 6 min
  • total: 16 min
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  • Summary

    This gooey, warm, and creamy cashew cheese makes a delicious vegan tomato basil grilled cheese sandwich. So much better than store bought vegan cheese!

    Ingredients

    • Cashew Cheese
    • 1/2 cup of cashews – soak in water for 20 minutes if you don’t have a high powered blender
    • 1 cup of hot water
    • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon of tapioca starch
    • 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 clove of garlic
    • 1 teaspoon of salt
    • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup of nutritional yeast (optional)
    • 4 slices of whole grain bread
    • 4 thin slices of tomatoes
    • 6 large basil leaves
    • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
    • Fresh ground pepper (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 311 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 7.5%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1486 mg 61.93%
    • Calcium: 135 mg 13.53%
    • Potassium: 1071 mg 30.6%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.03%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 46 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.12%
    • Sugar: 13 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 60.02%
    • Vitamin C 82.13%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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