Toasted Tomato & Cheese Sandwich Soup
Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 6 Tbsp flour
  • 8 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup tomatoes with green chilies, chopped*
  • ½ lb sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 slices bread, toasted and cubed
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, and cook until soft, about 1 minute.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low, stir in flour and Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend; stirring until it bubbles. Gradually add ½ cup stock, about ¼ cup at a time, stirring constantly to incorporate each addition completely.
  4. Slowly add remaining 1½ cups of stock and water continuing to stir constantly.
  5. Add tomatoes and green chilies, return soup to a simmer, and then remove from heat.
  6. Stir in half the cheese until it melts into the liquid, and then stir in remaining.
  7. Serve topped with toasted cubes of bread and sprinkled cheese. *canned or fresh
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/toasted-tomato-cheese-sandwich-soup/