Tomato Basil Soup With Grilled Cheese

This Tomato Basil Soup With Grilled Cheese is my new comfort food favorite. The tomato soup is creamy, flavorful, and smooth and pairs perfectly with this homemade gluten-free and grain-free grilled cheese!


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I’ve had a lot of good tomato soup in my day, and this one is up there with all of my favorites. It’s rich and creamy, without any added dairy! The extra aromatic veggies add so much flavor. Plus, it’s easy to make! You will love this soup time and time again.

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Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese


Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 30 min


    Tomato Soup

    Grilled Cheese

    • 1 batch of the All-Purpose Sandwich Bread on page 80 of the Lexi's Clean Kitchen Cookbook
    • 2 teaspoons grass-fed butter
    • Sliced cheddar cheese, or cheese of choice


  • Add extra virgin olive oil to your soup pot and let heat up for 2 minutes. Once hot add in diced onions, carrots, celery, and cook for about 5 minutes, until onions are translucent and veggies are flagrant.
  • Add in the tomatoes, spices, basil and vegetable broth. Save additional basil for garnish.
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat, reduce heat and let simmer for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Transfer soup to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Serve hot.
  • Make sandwich bread and let cool. Slice bread and place 2 slices of cheese in the centered. Brush bread with additional butter. Heat butter in a skillet and place grilled cheese in the skillet. Let cook for 1 to 2 minutes, covered, on each side until cheese is melted and bread is crispy.
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    Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese

    Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese

    Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese


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