Tomato Soup

Pure and basic, classic tomato soup is perfect on a chilly day. Use a sharp paring knife to peel the tomatoes.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peeled, chopped tomatoes
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat a pot of water to boiling. Using a paring knife, stem the tomatoes and make a small, shallow X on the bottom of the tomatoes (opposite of the stem). Lower tomatoes into the hot water with a slotted spoon and let cook for 30 seconds. Remove from the pot and place in a bowl of ice water. After they have cooled for a few minutes, the skin can easily be removed by peeling back with a paring knife.
  • Over medium-high heat, sauté onions in oil. Add tomatoes and sauté 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Purée in blender, add cream, and season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peeled, chopped tomatoes
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat a pot of water to boiling. Using a paring knife, stem the tomatoes and make a small, shallow X on the bottom of the tomatoes (opposite of the stem). Lower tomatoes into the hot water with a slotted spoon and let cook for 30 seconds. Remove from the pot and place in a bowl of ice water. After they have cooled for a few minutes, the skin can easily be removed by peeling back with a paring knife.
  • Over medium-high heat, sauté onions in oil. Add tomatoes and sauté 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Purée in blender, add cream, and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium890mg
Total Carbohydrate6g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein3g