Tomato Bisque

All You APRIL 2008

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cook time:21 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.69


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 14.5-oz. can low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sugar and cook until onion is soft and golden, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Slowly pour broth into pan, scraping brown bits from bottom. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer until soup has thickened, about 15 minutes.

Puree mixture in batches and return to pot. Stir in half-and-half and cayenne pepper. Season with salt. Heat through and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 157
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 483mg

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