Creamy Tomato Soup with Israeli Couscous Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Tomato Soup with Israeli Couscous recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Tomato Soup with Israeli Couscous using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aech

Makes 6 servings



From Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cookier, p. 55.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Tomato Soup with Israeli Couscous

1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
3 c vegetable stock
28 oz crushed tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp agave nectar
1/4 oz or 2 bay leaves
1 c cooked Israeli couscous
2 tbsp basil leaves, chopped

Recipe Directions for Creamy Tomato Soup with Israeli Couscous

  1. Heat the oil in a medium-size skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, cover, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

  2. Transfer the vegetables to a 4-qt slow cooker, add the stock, tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar or other sweetener, and bay leaves, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook on Low for 6-8 hours. Puree the soup with an immerson blender. Adjust the seasonings and remove the bay leaves.

  3. To serve, spoon 1/4 cup cooked couscous into the bottom of each bowl, ladle the hot soup on top, and serve sprinkled with basil.

Categories

Tomatoes, First Course, Main Dish, Soup, American, Saute, Slow Cook, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 308.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
106mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
39.2g
13%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
9.4g
Protein
7.7g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 9% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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