Heat oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add onions, carrots and celery; cook and stir 5 min. Stir in broth and water. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer 10 min. or until vegetables are tender.
Add tomatoes and pepper; stir. Return to boil. Simmer 5 min. Stir in cream cheese and 1/4 cup basil. Remove from heat. Use immersion blender to blend soup until smooth. Return to heat; cover. Keep warm on low heat while you prepare The Ultimate Grilled Cheese.
Cut each sandwich into 6 pieces. Ladle soup into 6 bowls; sprinkle with remaining basil. Top each soup bowl with 2 sandwich pieces. Serve immediately.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Prepare using vegetable broth.
How to Cut Sandwiches
Cut each sandwich into 3 sticks, then cut each stick crosswise in half.
How to Use a Counter-Top Blender
Blend soup in counter-top blender in 2 batches, covering closed lid with kitchen towel to prevent hot soup from splashing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 13 g
Saturated fat 8 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 990 mg
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 8 g
Makes 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (281 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.