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Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Creamy Tomato Soup

Smoked paprika and cumin round out the sweetness of San Marzano tomatoes. If you can't find these tomatoes, use a can of regular unsalted tomatoes.

 

This recipe goes with BLT Salad with Eggs Sunny Side Up, Spring Vegetable Pizza with Gremolata, Panko-Crusted Cod with Tomato-Basil Relish, Easy Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Cooking Light APRIL 2013

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
  • Hands-on:13 Minutes
  • Total:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (14.28-ounce) can chopped unsalted San Marzano tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add canola oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, cumin, kosher salt, and paprika to pan; cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Increase the heat to medium-high. Add minced garlic; sauté 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in tomatoes and chicken stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in half-and-half.

2. Place half of tomato mixture in a blender. Remove center piece of blender lid (to allow steam to escape); secure blender lid on blender. Place a clean towel over opening in blender lid (to avoid splatters). Blend until smooth. Pour into a large bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining tomato mixture. Top with parsley and freshly ground black pepper.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 74
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Sodium: 177mg
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