Dive into the warmth and nourishment of our homemade canned tomato soup recipe. This comforting bowlful of goodness not only tantalizes your taste buds but also brings a burst of nutritional benefits. Packed with the vibrant essence of canned tomatoes, this wholesome creation embraces both flavor and health, making it the perfect addition to your recipe repertoire. Learn how to make this recipe here.
Is tomato soup good for you?
Yes, tomato soup can be good for you! It’s a nutritious and flavorful addition to your diet that also has various health benefits. Canned tomatoes, a common ingredient in many tomato soup recipes, are a powerhouse of nutrients – including lycopene, which is a potent antioxidant that has been associated with a reduced risk of certain cancers, and is known for its ability to protect cells from oxidative stress. Additionally, canned tomatoes provide a good dose of vitamin C, which supports the immune system, along with other essential nutrients like potassium and iron. When enjoyed in a well-balanced soup, tomato soup can be a delicious and healthful choice, contributing to both your palate’s satisfaction and your overall well-being.
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- 1 Large Yellow Onion, Diced
- 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
- 2 (28 oz.) Cans Whole Tomatoes
- 4 tbsp. Tomato Paste
- 2 Cups Water
- 1-2 tsp. Honey (Optional)
- ½ Cup 1% Milk (Or Milk Of Choice)
- Kosher Salt, To Taste
- Add olive oil to a large pan and heat over medium heat. Once oil is hot, add the onion and saute until translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
- Add the canned tomatoes (with juice), tomato paste, water and optional honey.
- Use a wooden spoon to break up the whole tomatoes, and stir to combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the liquid starts to reduce.
- Remove from heat and carefully transfer to a blender. Blend to desired consistency. Note: When blending hot liquids or ingredients, always vent the lid so the steam can escape to minimize burn risks.
- Mix in the milk and season to taste with salt.
- Serve with toasted whole grain bread and enjoy!
- While this recipe calls for canned whole tomatoes, feel free to substitute any type of canned tomato you have on hand, such as diced, crushed or pureed.
- Recipe approved by Ellie Krieger, Culinary Nutritionist (RD) for Tomato Wellness.com
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Serving Size:About 1 ½ cups
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 580mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 3gSugar: 11gProtein: 4g