Tomato-Basil Soup Recipe

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Looking for an easy Tomato-basil soup recipe? Learn how to make Tomato-basil soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by becrun

Makes 8 servings



A quick and delicious alternative to canned tomato soup. Amazing with strombolis (as Cooking Light recommended) or with grilled cheese or just as a snack...

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato-basil soup

1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves
56 .5-ounce) cans whole tomatoes, no salt added
3/4 cup basil, fresh
4 tbsp fat free half and half

Recipe Directions for Tomato-basil soup

  1. Heat oil in saucepan.

  2. Add onion anc garlic; saute 4 minutes or until onion is tender.

  3. Add tomatoes, drained, and bring to a boil.

  4. Cover, reduce heat, adn simmer 10 minutes.

  5. Put mixture in blender (I prefer a submergeable handheld blender; otherwise it can be very dangerous as the mixture is hot). Add the basil leaves, half and half, and salt if you wish; process until smooth.

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 228.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
95
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.7g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
58mg
2%
Potassium
475mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
17.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
10.9g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 9% Iron 7%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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