French Onion Grilled Cheese

 French Onion Grilled Cheese - The Vegan Rhino

Do you love grilled cheese? If yes, than you will surely love this French onion style grilled cheese. The key to making this sandwich is browning the bread just enough so its perfectly golden brown and crispy all around. This makes for the perfect afternoon lunch for the kids or adults!

French Onion Grilled Cheese - The Vegan Rhino

Yield: 2


1 Tbsp. avocado oil

3 Tbsp. plant-based butter, plus more pan

1 lb. Vidalia onions, thinly sliced

1/4 tsp. Himalayan pink salt

1 large spring thyme

2 tsp. sherry vinegar

4 oz. non-dairy cheese

4 slices bread



  1. In a skillet over medium heat, add oil, 2 tablespoons butter and sauté onions with thyme for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and stir to combine.
  2. Once done, remove thyme sprig, add sherry and cook for an additional minute. Season with pepper and remove from the heat. Transfer onions to a bowl with cheese and stir until melted and well combined. Wipe the skillet down to reuse.
  3. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Butter two slices of bread and set down in pan and top each with onion mixture. Butter remaining slices of bread and set on top. Cook for 2 minutes or until brown. Flip and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Slice and serve Immediately.


Chef’s tip: Use this mixture in mashed potatoes for extra flavor!