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Fresh Tomato Soup

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 6 servings
"I love tomato soup recipes and have found a way to enjoy it when the weather gets cooler by using plum tomatoes. They are flavorful year-round." -- Danese Blackwell, Farmington, Utah

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 pounds plum tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 0.8 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 11.3 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 382 mg
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. 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. Stir in salt and pepper. Ladle 3/4 cup soup into each of 6 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon yogurt and 1 1/2 teaspoons basil.