Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Pesto Tomato Soup and Pesto Grilled Cheese

This was classic comfort food, with a sophisticated twist.  The soup and the sandwich were both super delicious, I think I have found my fave grilled cheese and tomato soup combo now.  I made this tomato soup, eliminating the crouton toppers, using my spinach pesto in place of the jarred stuff, adding 1 tsp of black pepper, and changing the heavy cream to fat-free half and half.  I won't insult your intelligence by telling you how to make a grilled cheese, but for ingredients I used plain whole wheat sandwich bread, spread on each side with my spinach pesto, and accompanied by sliced part-skim mozzarella, and slices of fresh tomato.

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