Dinner, Lunch, Soups

Creamy Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

  • Prep 15 mins
  • Total 53 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 7

Who doesn’t love a good bowl of tomato soup? And what’s better than tomato soup and grilled cheese? This recipe combines the two in a new and fun way! Family and kid-friendly, this soup will be a hit.,

TIP: If you don’t have a crusty French baguette, use lightly toasted sliced bread instead.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy
  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy, Wheat

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  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 white onions, peeled, diced
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (28 ounces) tomato puree
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 crusty French baguette, sliced in 16 rounds
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Step 1

    Close lid and move slider to AIR FRY/STOVETOP. Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to 4. Open lid and select START/STOP to begin preheating. Allow unit to preheat for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add canola oil, onions, and garlic to pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Add crushed tomatoes, tomato puree, heavy cream, water, salt, Worcestershire sauce, and crushed red pepper to pot. Continue cooking for another 5 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Close lid and move slider to PRESSURE. Make sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. The temperature will default to HIGH, which is the correct setting. Set time to 10 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will build pressure for approx. 13 minutes before cooking begins).

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, quick release pressure by turning the pressure release valve to the VENT position. Move slider tor AIR FRY/STOVETOP to unlock the lid, then carefully open it.

  • Step 6

    Lay bread slices evenly across the top of the soup. Top bread slices liberally with both mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

  • Step 7

    Close lid and keep slider in the AIR FRY/STOVETOP position. Select BROIL and set time to 5 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking.

  • Step 8

    When cooking is complete, serve immediately.