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Roasted Bell Peppers and Tomatoes Soup with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Course Sandwich, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword bell peppers, grilled cheese, soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 362 kcal

Ingredients

  • 32 ounces roasted red peppers tomatoes soup 32 ounces Pacific roasted red peppers and tomatoes soup
  • 8 roasted bell peppers olive oil 8 large cut in chunks roasted bell peppers packed in olive oil
  • 0.5 cup sun dried tomatoes olive oil 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes packed in olive oil
  • 4 slices bacon 4 slices cut into thin slices bacon
  • 8 slices white bread 8 slices white bread
  • 4 slices Havarti cheese 4 slices Havarti cheese
  • 2 slices mozzarellas 2 sliced mozzarellas
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Instructions

  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium low heat add the roasted red pepper and tomatoes soup, the roasted red bell peppers cut in chunks and the sun dried tomatoes. Bring to a gentle boil. About 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. In another pan cook the orzo pasta into salted boiling water until al dente.

  3. Crisp the bacon in a small skillet and set aside.

  4. When the soup is hot transfer it to a blender, or use an emersion blender, and blend until smooth. Place it back into the saucepan and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the pasta to the soup and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes at very low simmer.

  5. While the soup is simmering, prepare the grilled cheeses. Preheat a grill pan or a panini machine. Butter slightly each slices of bread. Add the cheeses in top of four slices of bread and top with the remaining bread slices, butter facing the cheese. Butter slightly the outside or each sandwiches and place on our grill pan or panini machine, butter side down. Slightly butter the side facing up.

  6. Close the lid of the panini machine and grill at #4 for 5 minutes or until golden brown and the cheese has melted. On the grill pan, flip once when is golden brown and golden brown the other side.

  7. Pour the soup into bowls, top with bacon bits and grilled cheese sandwiches along side.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Bell Peppers and Tomatoes Soup with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving
Calories 362 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 691mg30%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 320IU6%
Calcium 371mg37%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.