SCD Recipe: Grilled Cheese on Cauliflower Bread

If there’s one regular food I wish I could have it would be a sandwich, more specifically grilled cheese. Lately I’ve really been into using cauliflower for rice, pizza crust, and bread. Cauliflower crust and bread is not really like bread, but I like that you can make things into the form of pizza or sandwich and get a good melt with the cheese. That’s what we’re looking for!

I also like the taste of the cauliflower. ¬†You can add flavor with salt, pepper, garlic, or whatever you like. I don’t do too much different between making pizza crust or cauliflower bread, it’s mostly just the shape.




With this batch I tried cooking at a higher temperature for a shorter time. I also toasted the pieces in a pan before adding the cheese for the sandwich. The key to good cauliflower crust and bread is to squeeze as much water out of the cooked cauliflower as you can. I buy pre-riced cauliflower. I don’t have a food processor so this is so much easier for me.

It’s the only thing I microwave, but of course you can cook it in a pot if you do’t want to use the microwave. I freeze it and then microwave it. When it cooks it softens, but it also stays a little cold, which makes it easy to squeeze out the water without burning your hands or having to wait forever for it to cool off.

Grilled Cheese on Cauliflower Bread

Course Main Course
Cuisine Gluten-free, Grain-free, SCD Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 Sandwiches
Author Sherry Lipp


  • 1 bag cauliflower crumbles cooked
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Cheese Sandwich

  • 2 squares cauliflower bread
  • 2 - 3 slices cheese to cover square
  • 1/2 tbsp butter


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees

  2. Squeeze water out of cauliflower until it seems pretty dry. I like to use a nut milk bag. 

  3. Place cauliflower, egg, cheese, and spices in a bowl

  4. Mix thoroughly

  5. Line baking sheet, or 9 x 13"cake pan, with parchment paper.

  6. Press cauliflower mixture into a rectangular shape that is about a 1/4 inch thick.

  7. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes until cauliflower looks golden brown

  8. Allow to cook for 10 - 15 minutes

  9. Cut into six squares

For sandwich

  1. Melt butter in frying pan over medium heat

  2. Add two squares of cauliflower bread to pan

  3. Toast for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes on each side

  4. Add cheese to one side and cover with the other

  5. Reduce heat a little so bread doesn't burn while cheese is melting

  6. Toast on each side for a few minutes until cheese is melted

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