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13 Times Cheese Fell in Love with Vegetables

Swiss onion soup with Appenzeller cheese

It’s a tale as old as time and an undeniable fact. Veggies and cheese are meant to be. Don’t believe us? Check out these drool-worthy recipes for proof.

1. Winter Squash Galette with Cheddar, Rosemary, and Caramelized Onions 


This sweet and savory squash pie draped in caramelized onions is incomplete without a sharp cheddar. Find the recipe here

2. Sweet Potato, Chard, and Alpine Cheese Croquettes

Sweet Potato, Chard, and Alpine Cheese Croquettes

Sweet, crispy, cheesy, and nutty…these sweet potato and alpine cheese croquettes are match made in appetizer heaven.

3. Kale Crepes with Cheddar and Salsa


Kale? In pancakes? Why yes, especially when freshly grated cheddar is involved! These savory pancakes are perfect for lunch or dinner — and they’re full of love.

4. Stuffed Eggplant with Fresh Peas & Smoked Mozzarella 


These eggplants are filled with love–and smoked mozzarella. But they’re basically the same thing, right?

5. Double Cheese Spinach Omelet 


Double the cheese, double the fun! Feta and mozzarella are the perfect pair to go along with this spinach omelet.

6. Cucumber and Cilantro French Goat Cheese Chilled Soup 


Think cheese and veggies are always hot and heavy? Think again. In this soup, light and fluffy goat cheese is the perfect complement to refreshing cucumber. 

7. Lavash Pizza with Zucchini & Gorgonzola


Pizza has always been a great showcase for cheese and vegetable love, and this pie topped with tender squash and tangy blue cheese is no exception.

8. Mini Comté, Potato, and Roasted Pepper Frittatas



These Comté frittatas made with potatoes and peppers are filled with nutrients, deliciousness, and — you guessed it — love. Get the recipe here.

9. Young Asiago and Broccoli Soup with Black Pepper Croutons 

Young Asiago & Broccoli Soup with Black Pepper Croutons

Think all broccoli cheese soup is the same? Try our broccoli soup made with young Asiago, and see if you still agree.

10. Roasted Cauliflower with Gremolata

Roasted Cauliflower with Gremolata


Thinking ahead to Thanksgiving sides? The bright flavor combination of the cauliflower and alpine cheese really sets this dish apart from the rest.

11. Creamy Artichoke Chèvre Dip 

Creamy Artichoke Chèvre Dip

One of the best cheese and veggie pairings ever takes place in creamy artichoke dip. Our version uses tangy goat cheese. Get the recipe here.

12. Gingered Pumpkin Soup with Cotija

Gingered Pumpkin Soup


You might not think to use Mexican cheese in a pumpkin soup, but love finds a way. Get the recipe here.

13. Grilled Herb & Onion Flatbread with Mozzarella, Grilled Carrots, Braised Radishes, & Dandelion Salad

Grilled Herb & Onion Flatbread with Mozzarella, Grilled Carrots, Braised Radishes, & Dandelion Salad

This recipe combines your garden’s bounty with fresh, creamy mozzarella. Sounds like a match made in heaven, no?


Jamie Ditaranto

Jamie Ditaranto is a senior at Emerson College and an online editorial intern for culture, who enjoys writing, photography, and travel. She finds a way to sneak cheese into just about every meal and is a sucker for free samples.