Fire Roasted Tomato Soup

Organic fire roasted tomatoes and a touch of cream make tomato soup extraordinary.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or olive oil
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (14.5 oz each) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) or 1 can (14 oz) vegetable broth
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves, cilantro leaves or Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
cup whipping cream
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until onion is crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, broth, 1 tablespoon of the basil, the sugar and pepper flakes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat; pour mixture into large heatproof bowl; cool slightly, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In blender, place half of the mixture. Cover; blend until pureed. Return to saucepan. Repeat with remaining mixture. Heat over medium heat until hot. Remove from heat. Stir in cream and remaining 1 tablespoon basil.

Expert Tips

Serve this creamy tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich made with Manchego, Gruyère or white Cheddar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.