Summer Tomato Soup and Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Gazpacho With Mozzarella Sandwiches

In terms of classic culinary combinations, there is nothing quite as comforting as a bowl of tomato soup paired with a crisp grilled cheese sandwich. This satisfying duo is a staple during colder months and now, with this recipe, it can translate to Summer.

Chunks of tomatoes are pureed with red wine vinegar and tomato juice to create a simple and pure gazpacho. A fresh mozzarella and prosciutto sandwich is an uncomplicated yet scrumptious dipper. This quick meal can be on the table in minutes, so get the recipe and read more.

Gazpacho With Mozzarella Sandwiches

Gazpacho With Mozzarella Sandwiches

Gazpacho With Mozzarella Sandwiches

Ingredients

2 pounds plum tomatoes
1 1/2 cups tomato juice
1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1/2 baguette, split horizontally
4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
4 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced

Directions

  1. Dice 2 tomatoes, and set aside for garnish; core and quarter remaining tomatoes. In two batches, puree quartered tomatoes with tomato juice, vinegar, and 1 tablespoon oil in a blender until very smooth, about 3 minutes; transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Season gazpacho with salt and pepper, and refrigerate until ready to serve (up to 1 day).
  3. Drizzle cut sides of bread with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Layer prosciutto and mozzarella on bottom half of bread; season with salt and pepper. Close sandwich, and cut into quarters.
  4. Garnish soup with diced tomatoes, and drizzle with oil; serve sandwiches alongside.

Serves 4.

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