Tomato-Basil Bisque with Grilled Cheese Croutons

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Step away from the can of tomato soup!

Andy Warhol 1962

Andy Warhol 1962

THIS is the grown up version of cream of tomato soup! But have no fear, the grilled cheese sandwich is the still perfect pairing for the soup.  This chunky fresh tomato soup takes advantage of the gorgeous tomatoes ready to harvest in the garden and of the abundant fresh basil.  Its texture is thick, satisfying and very tomato-ey.   Cutting the grilled cheese sandwich into crouton-sized pieces on top is a fun twist that had my 18 year old exclaiming to always make it this way from now on!  An American classic. Continue reading