Nothing goes with creamy tomato soup like grilled cheese...croutons!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 7 servings
1 Tbsp. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans (14.5 oz. each) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 can (14.5 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
3 Tbsp. milk
1 Tbsp. dried Italian seasoning
4 slices white bread
2 KRAFT Singles
1 Tbsp. butter, softened
1 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oil in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in tomatoes and broth; bring to boil.
Blend, in batches if necessary, in blender until smooth. Return to pan. Whisk Neufchatel, tomato paste, milk and seasoning until blended. Add to tomato mixture; mix well. Cook on medium-low heat 10 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
Meanwhile, fill bread slices with Singles to make 2 sandwiches. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter; sprinkle both sides of each sandwich with Parmesan. Cook in skillet on medium heat 3 min. on each side or until Singles are melted and sandwiches are golden brown on both sides.
Cut each sandwich into 16 squares. Serve over individual bowls of soup.
Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
For a touch of heat, mix 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper with the Neufchatel mixture before stirring into the tomato mixture as directed.
Prepare using whole wheat bread.
How to Soften the Neufchatel
Place completely unwrapped package of Neufchatel in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of Neufchatel.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
7 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.