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Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato Basil Soup recipe? Learn how to make Tomato Basil Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by maxsmart86

Makes 8 servings



Fresh tomato and basil are the stars of this classic summertime tomato soup recipe. Low-fat milk and light cream cheese keep it healthy. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup soup and 1 bread slice) Ingredients 4 cups chopped seeded peeled tomato (about 4 large) 4 cups low-sodium tomato juice 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves 1 cup 1% low-fat milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2 cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened Basil leaves, thinly sliced (optional) 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato Basil Soup

4 cup Peeled Tomatoes
4 cup Tomato Juice
0.33 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
1 cup 1% Low Fat Milk Pasteurized Homogenized
0.25 tsp Salt, Table
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
4 oz Low fat Plain Cream Cheese

Recipe Directions for Tomato Basil Soup

  1. Preparation

  2. Bring tomato and juice to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes.

  3. Place tomato mixture and basil in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Return pureed mixture to pan; stir in milk, salt, and pepper. Add cream cheese, stirring well with a whisk, and cook over medium heat until thick (about 5 minutes). Ladle soup into individual bowls; garnish with sliced basil, if desired. Serve with bread.

  4. NOTE: Refrigerate remaining soup in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

  5. Nutritional Information

  6. Calories:133 (30% from fat)

  7. Fat:4.4g (sat 2.4g,mono 1.3g,poly 0.4g)

  8. Protein:5.4g

  9. Carbohydrate:18.7g

  10. Fiber:1.9g

  11. Cholesterol:12mg

  12. Iron:1.5mg

  13. Sodium:310mg

  14. Calcium:77mg

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 284.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
91
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
361mg
15%
Potassium
282mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
12.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 8% Iron 9%
* 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
88% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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