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Tomato-Basil Soup from Cooking Light

Tomato-Basil Soup from Cooking Light

  • Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: 1 1/4 c. soup & 3 toasts )


  • 1 tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) chopped onion
  • 3 clove(s) garlic chopped
  • 3/4 cup(s) chopped fresh basil
  • 1 (28oz) can(s) fire-roasted diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1/2 cup(s) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (4 oz), cut into cubes
  • 2 cup(s) 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 12 slice(s) french bread (1/2" thick)
  • cooking spray
  • 1 clove(s) garlic halved
  • 1 ounce(s) shredded Asiago cheese


1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; saute 3 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook 1 minute. Add basil and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Place mixture in blender, and blend until smooth. Return to pan; stir in milk, salt and pepper. Return to medium-high heat; cook 2 minutes.

3. Place bread on baking sheet; lightly coat with cooking spray. Broil 1 minute. Rub garlic over toasted side; turn bread over. Top with Asiago; broil 1 minute.

CALORIES: 312 FAT: 13.9g (sat:6.3g, mono:4.5g, poly:0.9g) PROTEIN: 13.2g

CARB: 33.8g FIBER: 3.4g CHOL: 33mg IRON: 14mg SODIUM: 506mg

CALC: 281mg

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