Tomato Bisque

A bisque is a rich soup that combines vegetables, stock, and milk or cream. In this recipe, Alfredo sauce provides the creaminess. Serve for lunch with some chewy breadsticks and a mixed fruit salad.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 container (10 oz.) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
  • 1 1⁄2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1⁄2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cans (14 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1⁄2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1⁄4 tsp. dried marjoram


  • In a heavy saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat and add onion. Cook and stir until onion is tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Add Alfredo sauce and broth; cook and stir with wire whisk until mixture is smooth. Add milk and stir; cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, purée undrained tomatoes in food processor or blender until smooth. Add to saucepan along with basil and marjoram leaves.
  • Heat soup over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture just comes to a simmer. Serve immediately.