When your lunchtime cravings hit, this classic combination of tomato soup and grilled cheese will be sure to hit the spot. Don’t forget: you’ll need some prepared cannabutter before you get started. Always consume cannabis responsibly.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 2 sandwiches, and approximately 6 servings of soup
For tomato soup:
For grilled cheese:
*This is where things get interesting. Feel free to experiment with different quantities and types cheeses.
To start the soup, heat the cannabutter and a generous drizzle of olive oil over medium heat. Once the butter is melted, add the onion and cook until translucent, stirring frequently, about 6-8 minutes.
While the onions cook, combine 1 tbsp of butter and 2 tsp of cannabutter in a bowl. Once combined, spread the mixture on one side of each slice of bread. Set aside.
To the pot of onions, add crushed tomatoes and vegetable stock. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Add half-and-half, season with salt and pepper and simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
While the soup is simmering, heat drizzle of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place two slices of bread in the pan, butter side down and top with cheese, dividing it evenly between each sandwich. Place remaining bread (butter side out) on top of the cheese and cover the pan with a lid. Cook until the bottom is golden brown, about 5-6 minutes. Flip the sandwiches and repeat on the other side. Remove from the heat and set aside.
To finish the soup, use the immersion blender to purée it in the pot. If you are using a traditional blender, purée the soup in two smaller batches. Once divided into bowls, top with sour cream, or any garnish you’d like to try. Store any leftover soup covered in the fridge for up to 4 days. Enjoy!
Remember, it can take anywhere between 60-180 minutes for you to begin to feel the effects of ingested cannabis and the effects may be felt up to 8+ hours after consumption. The JWC family reminds you to always consume responsibly.
These calculations are approximate and are based on our cannabutter recipe which you can find here. Always consume responsibly.
Each grilled cheese sandwich may contain ~10.9mg/THC. Each serving of soup may contain ~10.9mg THC.
With any cannabis-infused edibles, the general rule is to start with a low amount, and only increase slowly. Here at JWC, we would like to remind you that determining your dosage should be based on the information provided to you on your medical document. Do not change your dosage without first consulting with your healthcare provider. As always, make sure that your edibles are properly labelled and are stored out of reach of children and pets. When working with edible, cannabis-infused products, try to understand and maintain the ratios between the amount of cannabis and the butter or oil being infused. If your cannabis butter or oil is potent, consider reducing the amount used in your recipe by using a mix of infused and regular butter.
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