Grilled Mozzarella Sandwiches with Tomato and Basil Tortellini Soup

Grilled Mozzarella Sandwiches with Tomato and Basil Tortellini Soup

Serves 4

Melted mozzarella makes these sandwiches great fun for pulling apart. Pair them with classic tomato soup dressed up with tender tortellini and pesto.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 (22-ounce) package frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans tomato soup
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon prepared basil pesto
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 slices country style bread
  • 8 mozzarella slices
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, sliced thinly
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Method: 

Prepare tortellini according to package directions. Heat soup in a large saucepan and add cooked tortellini, half-and-half and pesto. Simmer on low 5-10 minutes while you prepare sandwiches.

Spread butter on both sides of bread slices. Place two slices of mozzarella and a couple tomato slices on one slice of bread and top with another slice of bread. Place sandwich in a skillet over medium high heat and brown each side until golden and cheese in center has melted.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: Grilled Mozzarella Sandwiches - 1 sandwich, 390 calories (180 from fat), 20g total fat, 10g saturated fat, 55mg cholesterol, 590mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 20g protein
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