Friday, October 24, 2008

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Quick Creamy Tomato Soup!!!!

Hi Everyone!!!! Was looking for some quick recipes for that down home comfort feeling mood. What better than grilled cheese and tomato soup! YUM! I've included a recipe from Rachael Ray for Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich's! The Tomato Soup is easy :-)

Tomato Soup Recipe

1 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
1 cup heavy cream
1 quart chicken stock
salt & pepper
grated cheese

1. Mix together crushed tomatoes and chicken stock and bring to a boil.
2. When soup comes to a boil, stir in heavy cream and add salt and pepper.
3. Let soup cook for about 8 minutes.
4. When soup is done, ladle into bowls and top with grated cheese or any topping that you please

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Recipe from Rachael Ray


1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 large clove garlic, cracked away from skin
8 slices crusty Italian bread
1 pound smoked fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
2 ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
8 basil leaves, torn

Heat a grill pan over medium low to medium heat. Heat oil and garlic in a small pot over low heat. Brush 4 slices of the bread with garlic oil on 1 side. Place garlic oil side down on the grill. Top with sliced cheese, tomato and basil. Place another slice of bread on top of each sandwich. Brush sandwiches with garlic oil. Press sandwiches with heavy skillet or a brick covered with tin foil. Toast sandwiches on both sides to melt cheese.

1 comment:

HDxNxJ said...

That looks super yummy. Its rainy today and I can so go for this when I get home!!!