Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

2 min read

Jar Goods Classic Vodka sauce is used to make a creamy tomato soup.

Did you ever wonder how to make tomato soup with tomato sauce?

If you have, you are in the right place! This creamy tomato soup recipe with tomato sauce starts with Jar Goods Classic Vodka sauce. It's an easy tomato soup that includes an extra indulgent touch, buttery grilled cheese sandwiches that are used as homemade croutons.

Inspired by our grandmother's creamy tomato soup recipe, this cold weather meal will warm you up inside and out. Cooking with tomato sauce in a jar speeds up mealtime. This savory tomato soup recipe requires only a few ingredients and makes a fast family dinner.

To make this tomato soup a bit more fun, we've added a twist on the traditional tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. This time around, we cut our grilled cheese sandwich into cubes to make the most delicious croutons. Turn an everyday favorite into a fun filled appetizer.

Serves 4

Tomato soup Ingredients:

  • 1 jar Jar Goods Classic Vodka sauce (you can also use our Vegan Vodka sauce)
  • 1 ½ cups stock (chicken or vegetable)
  • ¼ cup heavy cream (optional but advised)

How to make the tomato soup:

Pour one jar of Jar Goods Classic Vodka sauce into a deep saucepan. Add most of the chicken or vegetable stock, keeping a little back to pour into the jar to make sure you get every last drop of yummy vodka sauce flavor. Simmer the soup on a low heat until piping hot, about 3-5 minutes. Add cream at the last minute.

To make the tomato soup extra velvety, use an immersion blender.

Grilled cheese ingredients:

  • 4 slices of bread, we used sourdough but pick your favorite grilled cheese bread
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese


Butter the 2 slices of bread and place butter side down on a heated nonstick pan. Place 2 slices of cheese on each slice of bread. Top each with the remaining bread and spread butter on the top.

After 2-3 minutes, when the underside is nicely browned, flip both and leave for a further 2 minutes until cheese is melted. Transfer to a board and cut into 1” squares, removing any hard crusts.

Pour the tomato soup between 4 bowls and top with grilled cheese croutons. Salt and pepper to taste. If you are feeling fancy, add a little fresh basil and fresh tomatoes as garnish.

There you have it. A homemade tomato soup recipe made from tomato sauce.

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