• Classic Tomato Soup

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1
    Calories 232
    Total Fat 15 g
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    Sodium 854 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 20 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Protein 8.5 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 4
    Save leftovers for lunch.

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Olive oil 2 teaspoons
    Garlic cloves, minced 3
    Medium tomatoes, chopped 2
    Vegetable stock 3 cups
    Diced no salt added tomatoes, undrained 2 (14 ½ ounce) cans
    Heavy cream ½ cup
    Fresh basil (optional; for garnish)
    1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add fresh tomatoes and sauté another 2-3 minutes.
    2. Stir in stock and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
    3. Carefully pour (or scoop) half of the mixture into a blender and process until smooth. Pour into a bowl and repeat with remaining mixture.
    4. Pour soup back into the pot and stir in the heavy cream over low heat. Garnish with fresh basil and serve.

    Exchanges3 vegetables; ½ starch; 3 fat

    Side Suggestions: Open-faced SandwichesFor each person, top 1 slice of whole-grain bread with hummus and sliced tomatoes and another with Swiss cheese and sliced cucumber.

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