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Low Carb Bacon Grilled Cheese

Bacon-Wrapped Cauliflower Bread Grilled Cheese
That’s right… LOW CARB grilled cheese wrapped in bacon.

Instead of bread I make the sandwich with “cauliflower bread”. It does takes a wee bit of effort to make, but it’s so worth it. I use this recipe (step-by-step photos) on The Iron You website.

After cooling the cauliflower bread, just add cheese then wrap the sandwich in bacon. Check out the short BuzzFeed video (and photos) here.

Making Cauliflower "Bread"
Cauliflower mix ready for oven.

Making Cauliflower
Cauliflower “bread” after about 20 minutes in the oven.

Bacon Wrapped Cauliflower Bread Grilled Cheese
Once it was wrapped in bacon and cooked, I didn’t miss real bread at all.

Cauliflower bread recipe

Bacon-wrapped grilled cheese video

If you’re on instagram, I tag all my low carb dishes with #LowCarbJo. Enjoy!

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Foundry on Melrose

The L.A. Times Restaurant Guide describes The Foundry as a “modern bistro”. The food seemed pretty classic, so I wasn’t sure what they meant by that. It’s a little loud inside with cool, crazy jazz playing throughout the space. A great place to meet up with friends and enjoy cocktails and dinner… in the patio area if you want to talk! We ate there with Diane & Ron back in May. Chef Eric Greenspan had recently won the “Grilled Cheese Invitational”. His Short Rib and Tallegio Grilled Cheese w/Apricot Caper Puree won first place in the “Kama Sutra Sammich” category (any kind of bread, any kind of butter, and any kind of cheese, plus additional ingredients). The large tacky trophy was on display above the bar. It was totally out of place and felt just right! My favorite was the Grilled Cheese and of course, the Pork Belly.

Our Dinner At The Foundry:

Beet & Goat Cheese Salad, the Foundry

Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

Grilled Cheese w/ Tallegio, the Foundry

The Award Winning Grilled Cheese!

Pork Belly, the Foundry

Pork Belly

Halibut & Ramps, the Foundry

Halibut with Ramps

Hangar Steak & Braised Shortribs, the Foundry

Hanger Steak & Braised Shortribs

The Foundry on Melrose
7465 Melrose Ave 
Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 651-0915  
www.thefoundryonmelrose.com

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