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Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Pasta Bake

This Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Pasta Bake is an easy weeknight dinner idea the whole family is going to love! It's my favorite way to enjoy a grilled cheese and tomato soup.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken pasta casserole, easy pasta bake, easy weeknight dinners, easy weeknight dinners for family, grilled cheese and tomato soup, pasta bake, pasta bake dish, pasta bake dishes, pasta bake recipe, pasta casserole recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 256kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $20


  • Stove
  • Large Skillet/Fry Pan
  • Dutch Oven or large pot
  • strainer for pasta
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • cutting board
  • chef knife


  • 1/2 pound dry/uncooked penne pasta I used mini
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cooked crumbled bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Cups prepared Tomato Soup Trader Joe's has a great one
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes with peppers
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Place butter into a large skillet over medium heat to melt. When melted add pasta, bacon pieces, garlic salt and pepper. Stir to combine them remove from heat.
  • Place Imagine Creamy Tomato Soup into a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in cumin and paprika to combine. Pour soup into bottom of a 10 inch cast iron skillet. Sprinkle with cilantro leaves then top with pasta. Top with cheese and bake for 20 minutes, until cheese is melted. Remove and serve warm.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1mg