Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

You'll love the rich creaminess of this delicious soup with Greek yogurt!

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 9

Tomato Soup

1/4
cup olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
container (5.3 oz) Liberté® Greek plain yogurt
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Sandwiches

3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
6
slices (1/2 inch thick) whole-grain bread
3
slices (1 oz each) Cheddar cheese, cut in half
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
9
(4-inch) wooden skewers

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil, onion and garlic over medium-low heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is soft and translucent.
  • 2 Add tomatoes; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; add yogurt, Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons basil leaves, the salt and pepper. In blender, place soup mixture. Cover; puree until smooth.
  • 3 Spread butter on 1 side of each bread slice. Arrange 3 slices bread, buttered side down, on work surface, and place 2 slices cheese and 1 teaspoon of the basil leaves on each bread slice. Top with remaining 3 bread slices, buttered sides up. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook 3 sandwiches at a time over medium heat, turning once, until golden brown and cheese just melts. Cut each sandwich into 6 squares. Place 2 sandwich squares onto each skewer.
  • 4 To serve, spoon soup into small cups; place sandwich skewer on top of cup.

Expert Tips

Prepare the soup 1 day ahead, cover and refrigerate. Reheat over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 5 to 8 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.