Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Tomato SoupEveryone loves soup and sandwich, but making it yourself can be inexpensive and a lot healthier.

Make a low-cal tomato soup 1-2-3 with canned tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and delectable cream cheese. Homemade tomato soup taste worlds above the goopy stuff that comes in a can and this recipe makes a large batch, about 9 cups.

Serves 6

Cream of Tomato Soup

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 9 cups

Serving Size: about 2 1/2 cups including chicken

Calories per serving: 330 calories

Fat per serving: 12 g fat (3 g saturated)

Cream of Tomato Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 28-ounce can no-salt added diced tomatoes or whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can reduced sodium beef broth or chicken broth
  • 2 bays leaves
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 4 6-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast, cooked and cubed

Instructions

  • Heat a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Add the oil. When the oil is warm, add the celery, carrot, onion, garlic, and black pepper. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the vegetables are soft. Add the tomato paste and turn the heat down to medium-low. Cook an addition 1 to 2 minutes until the paste become fragrant and begins to brown.
  • Stir in the chopped tomatoes, broth, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook 10 to 15 minutes until the soup begins to thicken. Remove and discard the bay leaves. Add the cream cheese and pepper. Blend with an immersion blender or transfer to a blender to puree. Top with chicken and serve immediately.

Nutritional Stats Per Serving (about 2 1/2 cups including chicken): 330 calories, 39 g protein, 15 g carbohydrates, 12 g fat (3 g saturated), 131 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 562 mg sodium.

Weight Watchers® Points Plus: 8

http://skinnychef.com/recipes/cream-of-tomato

Comments

  1. I have an allergy to dairy, what can I substitute in the “Cream of Tomato” recipe for the cream cheese?

  2. Dear Jennifer, could you please include the nutrition facts for your recipes. They look great, but it’s really helpful to have that information. Thanks, and great website.

  3. I was going to ask for the nutritional information too!
    You’re a step ahead. Thanks for the recipe.

  4. Katerina says:

    Just wanting to double check on serving size…the top of the recipe says 1 1/2 cups but the nutritional info says 2 1/2 cups. Thanks!

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