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Cream of Tomato Soup



Photo by Scott Payne
Food Styling by Vennesa Dubiel

In this simple weeknight soup, cayenne pepper adds a kick of spiciness to a comfort classic.


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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium carrot, diced small
  • ⅓ cup red onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 14½-ounce can no-salt-added whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup half-and-half
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper, optional

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add carrots and onions, and sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes or until onions become translucent.
  2. Add garlic and tomato paste, and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add tomatoes and broth. Break tomatoes apart with a wooden spoon. Bring soup to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until carrots are tender, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. Puree soup in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth. Add half-and-half, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper (optional), and stir. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serves 2.

Nutrition Information

SERVING SIZE: 1½ cups

CALORIES 158; TOTAL FAT 9g; SAT. FAT 3g; CHOL. 11mg; SODIUM 677mg; CARB. 16g; FIBER 5g; SUGARS 8g; PROTEIN 6g; POTASSIUM 690mg; PHOSPHORUS 121mg


Marcy Gaston, MS, RD, is a Stone Soup blogger and author of CookingSustainably.com.
 

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