Happy National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day! Many of the hearty, gooey, grilled cheese sandwiches devoured today will be made with dairy. However, increasingly, conversation has opened up surrounding the health risks posed to the 15% of the world who happen to be able to digest lactose, as well as whether taste is superior to the environmental and ethical impact of farming animals.

If you’re curious about veganism, love a good grilled cheese sandwich but not the dairy industry, looking to reduce your grocery bill, or are simply interested in exploring new cuisines – give these gooey vegan recipes a go!

7 Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes for Dairy-Free Deliciousness


1. Vegan Stretchy Melty Grilled Cheese

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If the title isn’t enticing enough, this recipe even suits people eating gluten-free! Further, this cheese sauce is made with all-natural ingredients!

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2. Classic Vegan Grilled Cheese

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Dairy cheese beware, this recipe will have you embracing veganism in two sandwiches flat!

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3. Tomato Basil Pepperjack Roasted Pepper Panini

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When you’re feeling like chowing down on a good ole’ grilled cheese, this recipe doesn’t disappoint.

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4. Vegan Walnut, Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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All the comforting and indulgent flavors you love, yet enjoyed without supporting dairy practices.

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5. Vegan Jack & Cheddar Grilled Cheese

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Vegan recipe queen Lauren Toyota never fails to make us hot for food! Pun intended.

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6. Southwestern Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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It’s all about the grilled sweet potatoes and Jalapeño Garlic Havarti vegan cheese.

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7. Basil Butternut Vegan Grilled Cheese

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This sandwich is simple yet melt-in-the-mouth glorious!

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