Easy Cream of Tomato Soup
Pack this soup in a heated thermos for a delicious lunch on the go.
- 1½ cups chopped tomatoes or tomato puree
- ½ cup cream, rice milk or soymilk
- Chopped fresh herbs of your choice (basil, oregano, parsley)
- Sea salt and fresh pepper
In a soup pot over medium heat, warm the chopped tomatoes or tomato puree. Slowly stir in the cream, rice milk or soymilk.
Add the chopped fresh herbs if desired, and season to taste with sea salt and fresh pepper. For a smoother texture, if desired, the soup may be pureed in the blender or food processor.
To prepare your lunch: preheat the thermos by filling with hot water. Drain the hot water and add the hot soup. Cut a carrot into sticks; fill three crackers with peanut butter or cheese. Pack lunch box!
Nutritional analysis per cup of soup: 278 calories, 4 gram protein, 19 gram carbohydrates, 22.5 grams fat, 75 mg. sodium, 4 grams fiber.
Nutritional analysis of lunch: 442 calories, 8 grams protein, 42 grams carbohydrates, 29 grams fat, 341 mg. sodium, 6.5 grams fiber.