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EEE-ZEE-CHEE-ZEE Grilled Cheeze

What you need: 

1/8 nutritional yeast
1/8 whole wheat pastry flour
water
sea salt
bread
vegan margarine (I use Earth Balance, its vegan)
black pepper (optional)
tomato (optional)

What you do: 

Put equal amounts of nutritional yeast and pastry flour in a small sauce pan (I like a little more yeast than flour). Add enough water to mix them together. Heat on medium for just a few seconds to heat it up (you only need about 1/8 cup of each for one serving. This can be adjusted to the number of sandwiches you are making). It should become like a spread (peanut butter consistency). Add sea salt to taste.
Spread this on bread and add tomato if desired. Add pepper to taste. Butter the outside of your bread (I use Earth Balance, its vegan), and grill it in a pan like you would grilled vegan cheese.
I just discovered this the other day.....I had been missing the real thing after all of these years and this is even better! The cheeze spread is good on crackers too (the only bad thing is that it kind of reminds me of Cheeze-Whiz). But delicious anyway!

Preparation Time: 
5 minutes, Cooking time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 
5 minutes
Servings: 
1

SO HOW'D IT GO?

I'm craving this right now.

That is all.

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Yum! I used a bit more nutritional yeast and microwaved it for 1 minute. Then once it's done add about 1 tablespoon of earth balance and 1/2 tsp of yellow mustard. Yummy. It tastes more like beer cheese rather than american but I still loved it!

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I was shocking surprised with this recipe. When making it I used 1/2 cup yeast, 1/2 cup flour, about 1 cup water, 3 tbs cornstarch, (I think I had too much water) and salt. This was yummy. I never really cared for American cheese so I was happy this wasn't the taste I received from the sauce. At first it reminded me of the cheese that used to come in the pretzels. After a few bites it became apparent at what it reminds me of; bread dipped in egg yolk. ;D

Ah childhood. Thanks this is a keeper for us.

Also I think the flavor depends on what you put in it and how much as well as how long you have been away from cheese and cheese subs. My DH didn't think it was cheese like but me and the kids thought it was great. I'll def have to try tomato and other toppings with it as well.  :)>>>

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Yay! I am so glad people are enjoying this. Its sooooo easy to make! After reading the latest reviews, I now want one. With pickles.  :)>>>

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This was wicked good.  I didn't make it into a sandwhich but i steamed some broccolli put it over rice and then added the cheese sauce.  Very very good! ;)b

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this totally takes care of a grilled cheese craving - so good!  i added the onion and garlic powders and definitely don't forget the sea salt!!  after grilling it doesnt look gooey at all but when you bite into it the texture is there.  this is easy and delicious dipped into tomato soup - thanks l2a!

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Has anyone got a measurement that they use for the water? I'm terrible at guessing what it's supposed to be.  I made this once and it was awful (and entirely my fault, apparently according to all the other rave reviews).  I think I didn't use enough water, or microwaved it too long or ???

Based on other cheeze sauces on here, I used .5 cup of water when I made it today, and it was pretty great. Took maybe 2 minutes or so to get it to go down to the right consistency, but starting with .5 cup made it nice and smooth and not all lumpy. (If you cook at all with thickeners in sauces--flour, cornstarch, arrowroot--it's the same eyeballing game here.)

This was YUM. I added salt, onion powder, and a little bit of yellow mustard. I added avocado slices and put it between slices of ezekiel sesame bread (I'm trying to cut down on wheat). Next time I will definitely add pickles inside--that was my favorite grilled cheese addition growing up.

Thanks for a sub for grilled cheese that's cruelty-free, healthy, and doesn't hurt my tummy (like the dairy version used to)!

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Has anyone got a measurement that they use for the water? I'm terrible at guessing what it's supposed to be.  I made this once and it was awful (and entirely my fault, apparently according to all the other rave reviews).  I think I didn't use enough water, or microwaved it too long or ???

I put very little water...just enough so that the NY and flour can mix. Once you heat it up it turns into a thick, peanut butter type consistency. Some will indeed stick to the pan.

I have never microwaved this...I use a small sauce pan on the stove. Maybe that's what went wrong.

I think that using a sandwich press type grill, like I did, would give you some latitude regarding the texture of the cheeze. Made in a saucepan, and without measuring the water - merely adding it in very small splashes - mine was a teeny bit runny, which meant it was also nice and gooey. And it did escape a bit from the bread when I pressed down the grill (as seen in one of my photos). So I scraped up the caramelised bits of cheeze and nibbled on 'em. OH GOD NOM. ;D

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alright, did this, but i also grilled some firm tofu in soy sauce and put tomatoes on it, layered the yeast flour mix, and grilled it old school non vegan style. it was sooooo so good.

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Has anyone got a measurement that they use for the water? I'm terrible at guessing what it's supposed to be.  I made this once and it was awful (and entirely my fault, apparently according to all the other rave reviews).  I think I didn't use enough water, or microwaved it too long or ???

I've made this a few times, both in the microwave and in a small saucepan on the stove.  I add enough water to get the nut yeast and flour to mix and be a bit thinner, but it thickens up while being warmed.  I haven't grilled the sandwiches yet... I usually put the warmed "cheez" on the bread, then let it toast in the toaster oven and then assemble the sandwich.  It's really good with lots of pepper.  =)

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