Herbed Cream of Tomato Soup

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If tomato soup is your favourite comfort food, you'll love this creamy homemade version. The rich texture and slightly acidic, herbaceous flavour far surpass anything you'd find in a can. Bonus: It's easy to make, especially if you have prepared tomato sauce on hand.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallots diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups Fresh Tomato Sauce or good-quality plain tomato sauce
  • 2 cups sodium-reduced vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream 35%
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon each chopped fresh basil and fresh tarragon

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook shallot, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tomato sauce, broth and tomato paste. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in cream, sugar, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with basil and tarragon.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 596 mg
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 238.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Potassium 695 mg
  • Cholesterol 38 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 16 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 28.0
  • Vitamin C 42.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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