BBQ-Style Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Basil

BBQ-Style Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Basil

Servings: 4 sandwiches

Heart Smart Lactose Intolerant Vegan Allergen Friendly Dairy Free Soy Free Vegetarian
Recipe Directions
Nutrition Information

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons neutral tasting oil (safflower)
  • ½ brown onion, cut into thin slices
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon finely ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup vegan BBQ sauce
  • 4 slices GO Veggie! Dairy Free American Flavor Slices
  • 1-2 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 8 slices organic whole grain bread or sourdough
  • 16 leaves fresh basil, finely chopped

Instructions

Caramelized Onions Instructions:

Heat a large sauté pan over a medium flame.

Add oil and onions and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes.

Add sea salt, pepper, maple syrup and lemon juice.

Cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Grilled Cheese Assembly Instructions:

Heat a griddle to medium heat.

Butter each piece bread with vegan butter.

Place bread on griddle and smooth BBQ sauce over 4 slices of bread.

Top each piece bread with 1 slice GO Veggie! Dairy Free American Flavor Slices and then top with caramelized onions and 2 pieces basil.

Enclose with remaining 4 slices bread and grill until golden, about 3 minutes per side.

Serve warm.

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