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3 Cheese Grilled Cheese with BBQ Beef. This is absolutely the best keto grilled cheese sandwich you will ever have. Period. It’s made with delicious homemade keto white bread, 3 different types of cheeses and filled with our famous low carb BBQ Beef. 

3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on parchment paper with pickles and red onions

We don’t full around with zucchini grilled cheese or cauliflower grilled cheese. We use our homemade white bread recipe which legit tastes like fluffy wonder bread. If you don’t believe us, make a loaf of it yourself. You’ll thank us later. 

Okay, don’t even try to lie to us right now. We know you love grilled cheese. And if you think you can’t be keto and enjoy a delicious grilled cheese sandwich, you are incorrect my friend.

That’s right. We have brought to you the best keto grilled cheese sandwich everrr! THREE different cheeses with BBQ beef… umm yes please!

How to make a grilled cheese sandwich keto

So when you think of grilled cheese, you probably don’t think “low-carb”. Let’s change that! To make your grilled cheese sandwich keto, simply follow our recipe for homemade keto white bread!

Our keto white bread has almost zero carbs and is freaking delicious… for real. Substitute this in place of tradition high carb white bread and you’re good to go!

3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on parchment paper with pickles and red onions

When is national grilled cheese day?

Need another holiday to celebrate? Of course you do. National grilled cheese sandwich day is April 12th! Mark your calendar, throw a grilled cheese party, and serve all of your friends and family this amazing 3 cheese grilled cheese with BBQ Beef! 

If you need some more grilled cheese inspiration, check out my friend McKenzie over at Grilled Cheese Social. Just remember to cub out traditional high carb bread for our low carb white bread when you go to make a recipe 🙂 

How many calories in a grilled cheese?

One serving (½ sandwich) of our low carb grilled cheese has about _____ calories. This may seem like a bit much but believe us, you will definitely not regret it once you sink your teeth into this baby. Also, it has BBQ Beef in it, which a normal grilled cheese does not.

BBQ beef not only provides additional calories, but it also comes with fat soluble vitamins and high quality protein! A traditional grilled cheese sandwich has about 300 calories. 

How many carbs in a grilled cheese sandwich? 

There are only about 6g of total carbs, 4g of fiber and 2g net carbs in one serving (½ sandwich) of our low carb grilled cheese! Per the USDA Database, traditional grilled cheese sandwiches have around 15 grams of carbs per half sandwich. This can fluctuate some depending on which type of bread is being used.

3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on aluminum foil with pickles and red onions

How to make the perfect grilled cheese 

When it comes to the perfect grilled cheese, low and slow for the heat source is the best way to go! That lets the cheese melt at the same rate that the bread gets golden brown. 

If you feel like adding a little extra pizazz to your keto grilled cheese, try topping or serving your sandwich with our pickled red onion, dill pickles, or our homemade sugar free BBQ sauce!

How to make grilled cheese without butter

If you’re out of butter or looking for a substitute, fear not. Try using olive oil or even mayo, and spread a thin layer over the bread in place of the butter. This should still give you a savory taste and a nice, crispy toasted effect on your low carb grilled cheese. 

What cheese should I use for grilled cheese?

For our 3 cheese grilled cheese, we used cheddar, mozzarella, and smoked gouda all on the same scrumptious sandwich. These are some of our favorites for a keto grilled cheese, but feel free to switch up the cheeses for your favorites!

3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on parchment paper with pickles and red onions

Is cheese keto friendly?

Let me put it this way.. a love for cheese and a keto lifestyle are a match made in heaven. Cheese is our best friend and we don’t need to change a thing about it to make it keto friendly! 

Can I eat a sandwich on keto?

Yes you can! Just swap your average carb-loaded bread for our homemade white bread recipe and slap your favorite meats and cheeses between those slices!

Using a modified bread recipe like ours is the key to enjoying a guilt-free sandwich. As long as you make sure the other ingredients of your sandwich have minimal carbs, you’re good! 

Pro Tip: If you don’t feel like making grilled cheese, you can make an open-face sandwich. Just spread the beef on 1 slice of bread, top with cheese, and broil until the cheese is melted.

3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on parchment paper with pickles and red onions

Can grilled cheese sandwiches be frozen?

Yes, they can! Freezing a cheese sandwich to be grilled later is super convenient and odds are, you’ll be thanking yourself in the future. 

To freeze your grilled cheese sandwich, first assemble two slices of bread with cheese in between. Then, seal your cheese sandwiches in freezer bags, remove the air, and date them.

Keep your sandwiches in the freezer for up to three months! When you’re ready to cook them, simply pull them out, butter the outsides, and grill those bad boys up! 

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3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on parchment paper with pickles and red onions

3 Cheese Grilled Cheese with BBQ Beef.

This is absolutely the best keto grilled cheese sandwich you will ever have. Period. It's made with delicious homemade ket white bread, 3 different types of cheeses and filled with our famous low carb BBQ Beef. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 1/2 sandwich
Calories: 483kcal
Author: Faith

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Spread the butter on 1 side of each slice of bread.
  • Place 1 piece of bread (butter-side-dowinto a nonstick skillet). Top with the cheddar, and then spread on the BBQ beef. Top with the mozzarella and Gouda, and then place the 2nd slice of bread (butter-side-on top).
  • Cook over medium-low heat until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted, flipping once.
  • Serve warm.

Notes

Optional Extras for Serving:
  • Pickled red onion (link to our recipe)
  • Dill pickles
  • Homemade Sugar Free BBQ Sauce
  1. When it comes to the perfect grilled cheese, low and slow for the heat source is the best
    way to go! That lets the cheese melt at the same rate that the bread gets golden brown.
  2. Feel free to switch up the cheeses for your favorites!
  3. If you don’t feel like making grilled cheese, you can make an open-face sandwich. Just
    spread the beef on 1 slice of bread, top with cheese, and broil until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 440mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 641IU | Calcium: 383mg | Iron: 1mg
Tried this recipe?Mention @TheKetoQueens or tag #TheKetoQueens!

3 cheese keto grilled cheese sandwich on parchment paper with pickles and red onions

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