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Animal Style Grilled Cheese, Please

Oh boy! If you haven't tried it, you have definitly heard of it. In N Out's Animal Style with Cheese, Grilled Onions and Thousand Island. Here is a Vegan Grilled Cheese version.


3/4 cup of vegenaise

2 rounded tablespoons of ketchup

2 tablespoons of sweet relish

2 tablespoons of minced red onion (optional)

1 teaspoon of sugar

1 teaspoon of white wine vinegar

Salt and pepper

2 onions, chopped

8-10 slices of bread

4-5 slices of FYH American Style Cheese Slices

1/4 cup of Earth Balance Butter, or more


Mix the first 6 ingredients together

Season with salt and pepper

Mix well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour

In a large sauce pan melt 1-2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat

Add in your onion

Allow to cook for 15-20 minutes until onion is caramelized, stirring frequently

Season with salt and pepper

Remove from pan and set aside

Melt 1/2-1 tablespoon of butter in pan over medium heat

Add in 2 slices of bread

On one slice add 1 slice of cheese, top with spoonful of thousand is and

Followed by grilled onions (add as much as you like)

Take the 2nd sliced bread and place on top

With a spatula press down

Allow to cook for 1-2 minutes, until golden

Carefully flip your grilled cheese

Continue to cook until golden

Remove from pan and repeat with remaining bread

Add in more butter when needed

Slice your grilled cheese and serve*

*Feeling frisky, carefully pull apart the cooked grilled cheese and load up with more onions and thousand island before serving.


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