Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza with Chopped Salad

Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza

Sometimes life calls for comfort food and if you can make a healthy and gluten-free version, all the better! Below are a couple of recipes I created for just the occasion.
  Healthy Italian Chopped Salad Recipe
To make the salad:

Romaine Lettuce
Cucumber
Tomatoes
Scallions
Basil
Roasted Turkey
Pepperoncino
Parmesan Cheese

*Use Organic Ingredients when possible
 Healthy Italian Chopped Salad Recipe
Finely chop the lettuce, basil, cucumber, tomatoes and scallions in a large salad bowl. Add the garbanzo beans and toss with the dressing.
 Healthy Italian Chopped Salad Recipe
To make the dressing:

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
1 tsp. Dijon Mustard
1 Tbs. Chopped Shallots
1/2 tsp. Dried Oregano
1/2 tsp. Italian Seasoning
Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste

*Use organic ingredients when possible

Place the shallots in a blender to chop. And the remaining ingredients and puree until blended. If you don’t have a blender available, you can finely chop the shallot and then combine the remaining ingredients with a fork until combined.
Healthy Italian Chopped Salad Recipe
Plate the salad and top with the finely chopped peperoncino and grated Parmesan cheese.

To make the pizza:

Pizza Sauce
Mozzarella Cheese
Finely Chopped Basil
Sliced Roma Tomatoes
Olive Oil
Parmesan Cheese (optional)

*Use organic ingredients when possible
 Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza
Spread a thin layer of pizza sauce on each slice of bread.
Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza Recipe
Add a slice of the mozzarella cheese to one piece of the bread for each sandwich. Top with the sliced tomatoes and basil and grated Parmesan if desired.
 Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza Recipe
Coat the outside of the bread with olive oil (you can use a pastry brush or just dip it in a plate of olive oil) and place on a preheated sandwich grill. Cook until the cheese is melted and the bread begins to turn a light shade of brown.
 Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza
Slice in half to serve.
 Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza
 Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza
Alternatively, you can make open faced pizzas and bake them in the oven at 375 degrees until the cheese is melted. Nom nom.

Let me know what you think of the recipe and please let me know what your favorite comfort food recipes are. 🙂

Thank you so much for stopping by!

xoxo,

Lisa


4 Responses to Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese Pizza with Chopped Salad

  1. Jerry says:

    Wow! Looks so good, now I’m hungry!

    • lisa@hollywoodfoodchain.com says:

      It’s so good that I got hungry again while I was editing my photos. Luckily I still have leftover ingredients in my fridge. 🙂

  2. Michèle says:

    oh that looks and sounds so so good
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