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Zesty Tomato Soup

Zesty tomato soup.
Healthy Eating - July 30, 2015

Not your traditional tomato soup, this quick-cooking dish can be a side or light main meal.

Zesty Tomato Soup

  •     1 14½-ounce can no-salt added diced tomatoes
  •     1 cup jarred roasted red peppers, drained (or substitute fresh roasted red peppers)
  •     1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  •     1 teaspoon garlic powder
  •     ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  •     2 tablespoons fresh basil, rinsed and chopped (or 2 teaspoons dried)
  •     1 slice whole-wheat bread, toasted and diced (for croutons)


  1.    Combine tomatoes and red peppers in a blender or food processor. Purée until smooth.
  2.     Put tomato mixture in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  3.     Add evaporated milk, garlic powder, and pepper. Return to a boil, and gently simmer for 5 minutes.
  4.     Add basil, and serve.
  5.     Optional step: Toast and dice one slice whole-wheat bread for the croutons.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup soup
Calories 94
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 231 mg
Total Fiber 2 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrates 16 g
Potassium 234 mg
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