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Ramen Grilled Cheese: It Was Only a Matter of Time

Rachel Tepper Paley
May 22, 2014
ramen grilled cheese
ramen grilled cheese

All photos credit: Dude Foods

There was once a time, a simpler time, when we took for granted the notion that bread plays a central role in sandwiches.

What fools we were then!

KFC’s Double Down, which brazenly subs out buns for fried chicken breasts, was the first to blow that fantasy to smithereens. Then there was the ramen burger, which rocked our preconceptions to the core.

And now. Now there is ramen grilled cheese. This is what we’ve come to!

Deep breaths. The dish, created by Dude Foods blogger Nick Chipman, actually doesn’t look like the worst thing to ever be called a sandwich.

"When my ramen grilled cheese was finished, the noodles ended up nice and crispy on the outside, yet still soft and noodle-like on the inside," Chapman writes. "In a way ramen works almost better than bread in a grilled cheese because when the cheese melts it sort of fills in all the little nooks and crannies between the noodles."

Whoa. Let’s not get carried away here. Bread is still our one-and-only when it comes to building grilled cheese sandwiches. Because bread.

But still...

[via That’s Nerdalicious]