This creamy tomato soup recipe is a simple and healthy option for a delicious meal. It can be enjoyed year round but it is always a winter time favorite. A bowl of fresh homemade hot creamy tomato soup is always a treat. When you feel bad a bowl of this helps give you a boost of energy and starts you on the path to recovery. This simple recipe is easy to make, takes less than thirty minutes to prepare and will serve 4 people. You can double the ingredients and have enough left over to freeze and take for lunches.
2 15 oz cans of chicken or vegetable broth
1 large can crushed tomatoes, for a little spice use spicy crushed tomatoes
1 cup of heavy whipping cream
Mix together and stir over medium heat until well blended. Heat until desired temperature and serve.
This can be served with regular crackers or you can be creative and make some of your own toppers.
Placing a few fresh basil leaves on the top of the soup is a nice way to add a little flavor and always looks nice.
Make your own toasted croutons/crackers.
Take 4-5 slices of whole grain crusty bread such as five grain or multi grain bread. Cut into small cubes. Spread on a cookie sheet, drizzle a small amount of olive oil on them. Add chopped garlic if you like, sprinkle with black pepper, a little course ground sea salt, and top with your favorite cheese. Place them under your broiler to get brown and toasty. A few bacon bits sprinkled on the top is always an added plus for tomato soup.
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Low Calorie Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe
Want to enjoy a creamy tomato soup recipe but with fewer calories? This recipe is designed for you. This is a delicious and healthy choice for those wanting to lose or maintain their weight. Still less than thirty minutes to prepare, makes 4 servings and only has 41 calories and .05 grams of fat per serving. It is also low in sodium. This soup is a dieter’s dream meal. Your friends and family will never know that this is a low calorie soup!
Large can of chopped or diced tomatoes OR 6 medium fresh tomatoes mashed well
1 cup of vegetable broth
½ cup of almond milk
2 teaspoons of minced garlic
1 chopped onion
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
1 teaspoon of dried basil
1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
Blend together in the order labeled above in a medium sauce pan while stirring over medium heat. Continue stirring until it comes to a boil. Boil approximately 5-10 minutes, until tomatoes are cooked well. Remove from heat, cool and serve.
This is an excellent recipe, quick and easy to make. If you like your food a little spicy you can use the spicy tomatoes or add some jalapeño peppers to it. It can be adjusted to suit your taste. Add a little low fat shredded cheese to the top for a treat. Enjoy!