• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    Creamy, rich and bursting with brightness, this tomato soup recipe is the ultimate sidekick to a grilled cheese sandwich. You can't beat this homemade version of the classic. — Josh Rink, Taste of Home Food Stylist

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 teaspoons dried basil
    • 3 cans (28 ounces each) whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
    • 1 container (32 ounces) chicken stock
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 3 teaspoons sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, optional
    • Fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 101 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.59%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.91%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 23 mg 7.56%
    • Sodium: 305 mg 12.69%
    • Calcium: 16 mg 1.63%
    • Potassium: 43 mg 1.24%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.76%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 6.85%
    • Vitamin C 1.15%
    • Vitamin D 2.36%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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