The classic grilled cheese and tomato soup is the way to go when looking for a lite comforting meal. This classic combination has been enjoyed by people of all ages for decades, and it’s easy to see why.
The Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Let’s start by discussing the grilled cheese. The perfect grilled cheese sandwich must have the perfect ratio of buttery, crunchy bread to creamy, melting cheese. Utilizing the proper cheese and cooking method will help you achieve this balance.
The choice of cheese is entirely yours. Firmer cheeses like parmesan and gouda will add taste and texture while melting more slowly than soft cheeses like American, cheddar, and mozzarella. A solid white or sourdough bread works nicely for the bread. Before grilling, brush it with butter or mayonnaise to help it brown evenly and get that crispy, golden crust.
Creamy Tomato Soup
Let’s move on to the tomato soup now. Tomato soup, with its rich, creamy texture and acidic tomato flavor, is a traditional comfort dish in and of itself. It will be worthwhile to make tomato soup from scratch if you have the time, but there are many excellent tomato soups to keep in your cabinet in case a sudden craving strikes.
No matter how you choose to consume it, tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches are a tried-and-true pairing. This pair is certain to satisfy your craving for a quick and simple supper or simply a cozy and filling snack.
Our Version of this Combination at Slab
Classic Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
melty American and havarti cheeses, toasted Bolillio bread and creamy tomato soup