TOMATO BASIL SOUP (LOW SODIUM BUT NOT LOW FLAVOR)
This is the best Tomato Basil soup ever! Plus, it's low in sodium and low in fat when the cream is not added. This one will leave your taste buds tingling. It's great with a grilled cheese panini or a hunk of freshly made bread. Your friends are going to love it, too!
Provided by Dosidough
Categories Clear Soup
Yield 3-4 cups, 3-4 serving(s)
Number Of Ingredients 8
- Melt the butter in a large skillet. When the butter begins to bubble, add the onions and saute until tender and translucent.
- Add the seasonings, tomatoes, and broth. Simmer with the onions for 20 minutes.
- Blend the soup in two batches until smooth.
- Stir in the pesto and cream (if using). Return to low heat for 5 minutes. Serve.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 165.6, Fat 12.6, SaturatedFat 7.6, Cholesterol 30.5, Sodium 832.7, Carbohydrate 11.5, Fiber 1.9, Sugar 5.7, Protein 4.5
TOMATO BASIL SOUP
A creamy rendition of a traditional favorite. This has made me a SouperHero in my house. This meal is full-bodied enough to not need the addition of a sandwich; however, garlic bread is nice for dipping.
Provided by Sara
Number Of Ingredients 12
- Melt butter in a large pot over medium-low heat; cook and stir onion, carrots, celery, and garlic until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in both amounts of tomato sauce, chicken broth, basil, and oregano. Increase heat to medium and simmer until soup is reduced, 10 to 20 minutes.
- Pour soup into a blender no more than half full. Cover and hold lid down; pulse a few times before leaving on to blend. Add cream. Continue to puree in batches until smooth, transferring creamy soup to another pot.
- Heat soup over medium-high heat until hot, about 5 minutes more.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 270 calories, Carbohydrate 10.1 g, Cholesterol 84 mg, Fat 25.4 g, Fiber 2.2 g, Protein 3 g, SaturatedFat 15.8 g, Sodium 747.3 mg, Sugar 5.8 g
TOMATO BASIL SOUP
After just one taste of this slightly sweet tomato and herb soup, my family never went back to canned soup again! I adapted this recipe from one I seen in an old cookbook. -Chris Baker of South Lake Tahoe, California
Provided by Taste of Home
Yield 6 servings (2-1/4 quarts).
Number Of Ingredients 10
- In a Dutch oven, cook carrots and onion in butter over medium-low heat for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and cool slightly., In a blender, place 1/2 broth and the cooled vegetables; cover and process until blended. Return to the Dutch oven. Stir in the tomato puree, basil sugar, salt, pepper and remaining broth. , Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Gradually stir in evaporated milk; heat through (do not boil).
Nutrition Facts : Calories 201 calories, Fat 8g fat (5g saturated fat), Cholesterol 23mg cholesterol, Sodium 1004mg sodium, Carbohydrate 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, Fiber 3g fiber), Protein 10g protein.
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