Zesty Tomato Soup


Healthy Eating

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

Zesty Tomato Soup

  • 1 14�-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
  • � 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)
  • Preparation

    1. Combine tomatoes and red peppers in a blender or food processor. Pur�e 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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