Roasted Yellow Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons #Recipe

Roasted Yellow Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons Recipe

Roasted Yellow Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

I don’t know about you, but when I think of grilled cheese one of the first things I think about is tomato soup. Grilled cheese and tomato soup just go together perfectly. What could go better with a fresh tomato soup then some freshly baked grilled cheese croutons! This tasty soup is quick and easy to prepare, making it a perfect fall recipe. Here’s instructions how to make it.

For the best appearance, use tomatoes of the same color because mixing reds and yellows will result in a strange and unnatural color. Slow roasting your tomatoes will bring out their natural sweetness. However, the browning that occurs during this process will create a darker soup than using raw tomatoes.

Equipment Needed

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  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • blender or food processor
  • saucepan

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Ingredients

Soup Ingredients

  • ripe yellow tomatoes, approximately 2 pounds
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 large bunch fresh basil, washed and patted dry, plus additional sprigs for garnish
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and cut into quarters.
  • 2 stalks celery, washed and cut into chunks
  • 2 large (or 3 small) cloves fresh garlic, peeled
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream, room temperature or slightly warmed
  • sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper, to taste

Garnish Ingredients

  • 2 slices sourdough bread, crusts removed
  • 1 T. melted butter
  • 3 oz. Brie cheese, crust removed, cut into thin slices

Roasted Yellow Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons Recipe

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 300 f.

To prepare the soup, slice yellow tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices and place them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Leave room between slices to prevent over-crowding. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder.

Place the baking sheet into the oven and roast for approximately 2 hours or until the tomatoes are browned around the edges.

Remove the crust from 2 slices of sourdough bread. Cut each slice into 4 equal-sized rectangles and brush one side with melted butter. Place the buttered side down on a heated grill pan until browned grill marks appear. Remove from heat and flip each piece of sourdough over so the grill marks are facing up and top with a slice of Brie.

Place the grill pan under a broiler right before you’re ready to serve the soup and heat for approximately 2 minutes, or until the Brie is soft and starting to melt. Don’t leave under too long or all the Brie will run off the bread base.

Now it’s time to finish making the soup.

Once the tomatoes are done roasting, remove them from oven and let them cool off a litte.

Add roasted tomato slices to high-powered blender or food-processor, along with stock, basil, onion, celery, garlic, cumin, warmed heavy cream (warmed to prevent curdling), salt and pepper. Blend on high until smooth and thoroughly combined. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. If desired, add additional chicken or vegetable stock, 1 tablespoon at a time, and re-blend to achieve desired consistency.

To serve, top with either roasted radishes or the grilled cheese croutons and sprig of fresh basil.

Enjoy!

Roasted Yellow Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons Recipe

20 Comments

  1. Grilled cheese and tomato soup is my husbands full-time favorite meal. I make it for him all the time for lunch on the weekends.

  2. Tomato Soup is one of my favorite things about fall. I eat it often. I need to ditch the canned version and make yours. Those grilled cheese croutons are the perfect way to finish off the soup.

  3. Oh my heavens does that look delicious. One of my favorite soups is tomato soup and of course you have to have a grilled cheese with it. Mixing the grill cheese croutons into the tomato soup is genius.

  4. Oo yes please. I just love tomato soup and these croutons sound amazing. I’ll be making this soon! My son gets his braces tightened this weekend so it’s the perfect meal since his teeth will be sore.

  5. This seems like a great soup recipe! My daughter is vegetarian so I am always on the hunt for healthy options for her. Soups are easy enough for me to make for her, this is a new one for me to make. Thank you!

  6. I absolutely LOVE tomato soup but I have never tried roasted yellow tomato soup before. Sounds absolutely delicious, especially when topped with grilled cheese croutons!

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