A quick keto bread is used to make this delicious low carb grilled cheese sandwich with all the taste of a pizza. It makes a delicious meal any time of the day without the guilt.
I have been making this microwave keto bread for many years and it’s now renamed as 90 second bread since it just takes 90 seconds in the microwave. I’ve often used this quick low carb bread recipe as a fast pizza base for when we are hungry, but I don’t want to spend all night in the kitchen.
As I usually enjoy this bread for a grilled cheese, I thought I would add a few pizza flavours to combine the taste of a pizza but in a low carb grilled cheese sandwich. Make sure the marinara sauce is low carb and not full of sugars. You are best off making your own sauce but check the store-bought label if you purchase a ready-made jar.
I had found a cute bread shaped container in a supermarket and thought it would be cute for a grilled cheese recipe. Originally, it’s meant to be sandwich container box but since it is microwavable it hosts my keto bread making.
I prefer coconut flour for the 90 second keto bread but you could use almond flour. Reduce the eggs and increase the flour though as you can’t swap coconut flour and almond flour for the same measurements. Try both and see which one you prefer.
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I keep this pizza grilled cheese sandwich simple, just with sauce, mozzarella and basil, but you may want to add your own spin to it. A slice of ham or some fried mushrooms perhaps? Either way, it makes a hearty breakfast or lunch!
A low carb grilled cheese with the flavours of a pizza
- 1 tablespoon Butter unsalted
- 2 Eggs
- 2 tablespoons Water
- 2 tablespoons Coconut flour
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon Marinara sauce low carb
- 1 slice Mozzarella cheese
- 1 tablespoon Basil fresh, chopped
- 1 tablespoon Butter
Melt the butter and pour into a bowl.
Add the eggs and water and mix.
Add the coconut flour, baking powder, salt, oregano and garlic powder. Mix until smooth
Pour into a container
Microwave for 90 seconds.
Remove from the container, and when cool enough to handle slice in half so you have two slices.
Heat the 2 tablespoons butter in a frying pan and gently fry the two slices for about 1 minute until lightly golden.
Flip the slices over, spoon the marinara sauce on one side, scatter the basil over the marinara sauce and place the mozzarella cheese slice on the other side.
Flip one slice over on top of the other and gently press the slices together. Cook on one side for a minute, then flip and cook for another minute.
Nutritional Info 525 Calories, 43g Fat, 21g Protein, 15g Total Carbs, 8g Fibre, 7g Net Carbs
THE BREAD ALONE (no cheese or filling)
Nutritional Info 411 Calories, 34g Fat, 14g Protein, 12g Total Carbs, 7g Fibre, 5g Net Carbs
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