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Tomato Basil Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Tomato Basil Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwich:

Tomato Basil Soup Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups canned whole peeled tomatoes, crushed

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Macros per serving (serves 4):

  • Calories: 130

  • Protein: 3g

  • Fat: 7g

  • Carbohydrates: 16g

  • Fiber: 3g

Tomato Basil Soup Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

  2. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the pot and sauté for 5-7 minutes until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant.

  3. Add the canned whole peeled tomatoes and vegetable broth to the pot and bring to a simmer.

  4. Let the soup simmer for 15-20 minutes until the tomatoes have broken down and the soup has thickened slightly.

  5. Stir in the chopped fresh basil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve the Tomato Basil Soup hot with a Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Ingredients:

  • 4 slices bread of your choice

  • 4 slices cheddar cheese

  • 2 tbsp butter, softened

Macros per serving (serves 2):

  • Calories: 370

  • Protein: 16g

  • Fat: 24g

  • Carbohydrates: 25g

  • Fiber: 2g

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat.

  2. Butter one side of each slice of bread.

  3. Place two slices of bread, buttered side down, in the skillet.

  4. Add a slice of cheddar cheese to each slice of bread.

  5. Top each sandwich with the remaining slices of bread, buttered side up.

  6. Grill the sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

  7. Remove the sandwiches from the skillet and slice in half.

  8. Serve the Grilled Cheese Sandwich hot with the Tomato Basil Soup.

Grocery Store Order:

  • Olive oil (1 bottle)

  • Onion (1)

  • Garlic (2 cloves)

  • Canned whole peeled tomatoes (1 can, 28 oz)

  • Vegetable broth (1 cup)

  • Fresh basil (1/4 cup)

  • Salt (1 container)

  • Black pepper (1 container)

  • Bread (4 slices)

  • Cheddar cheese (4 slices)

  • Butter (2 tbsp)

That should be all you need to make this delicious and comforting Tomato Basil Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwich combo!

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