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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Looking for the ultimate party comfort food? Then this recipe for Tomato Soup Shooters is just the thing you need to try! Whether you make it for a light dinner or a party appetizer, it’s sure to please. Try serving it alongside a grilled cheese for the ultimate combo!
Tomato soup is a classic go-to but it’s even better when you make it yourself, because it’s just so easy! With simple ingredients and pantry staples, you can whip up this old-fashioned tomato soup recipe in no time. Best of all, the ingredients for this recipe are easy to keep on hand, such as onions, canned tomatoes, vegetable broth, and dried herbs, making it a go-to recipe to whip up any night of the week.
This tomato soup is rich in the hearty flavors of tomatoes, which are packed with fiber, vitamin C, and lycopene—an antioxidant compound with cancer-fighting properties, as well as heart-health activity. The lycopene content found in canned tomatoes allows this ingredient to be one of the most useful, healthy additions to just about any meal. Since canned tomatoes have even MORE nutritional value than fresh tomatoes, they provide a powerful impact on human health. So, what are you waiting for? Get your soup on this week and try these Tomato Soup Shooters out!
Tomato Soup Shooters with Mini Grilled Cheese
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
1 Tbsp. olive oil
½ large yellow onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 basil leaves, chopped
24 oz. tomato sauce
½ cup vegetable stock
1 tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
10 slices white bread
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
8 oz. sharp white cheddar cheese
In a large sauce-pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion turns translucent.
Then mix in the chopped basil leaves, tomato sauce, vegetable stock, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil then lower the heat so that it is simmering, Simmer for 30 minutes. Transfer the soup into a blender and blend until smooth. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper if necessary.
Butter one side of five slices of bread. Flip them over so that the buttered side is facing down. Add a layer of the cheese on top then stack the remaining slices of bread on top. Butter the tops of the bread.
Heat a large pan over medium-low heat. Add the sandwiches to the pan and cook until each side is golden brown and the cheese has melted.
Remove the grilled cheeses from the pan. Cut off the crusts then cut each sandwich into 4 triangles.
Pour the tomato soup into shot glasses and top with a mini grilled cheese. Enjoy!
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Who said that soups can’t be filling and hearty? Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup is a warming and filling meal that can be eaten on its own as an entire meal or served alongside a fresh green salad.
There’s nothing quite like a comforting bowl of tomato soup to warm your soul, which is why this recipe for Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup is a fan-favorite–it’s a unique twist on a classic meal that will leave you feeling cozy. Additionally, these ingredients for this recipe are things you may already have in your kitchen (such as tomato sauce, chicken broth, kale, and heavy cream), making it an easy recipe to whip up on any weeknight.
Thanks to the tomato sauce, this recipe is a heart healthy option that is also teeming with nutrients. And, since tomato sauce is rich in lycopene, it also contributes to a reduced risk of cardiovascular diease, as research shows that tomato products play an important role in preventing platelet aggregation (i.e. reducing the amount of blood clots that can lead to cardiovascular diseases). Additionally, tomato products can improve cholesterol by improving lipid profiles, as studies have found that consumption has lead to a significant decrease in cholesterol and triglyceride levels, as well as body weight and fat percentage.
So, go ahead and enjoy this nutrient-dense Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup! Your heart, soul, and taste buds will thank you. And don’t forget to watch this video to see how it’s made.
Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup
Who said that soups can’t be filling and hearty? Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup is a warming and filling meal that can be eaten on its own as an entire meal or served alongside a fresh green salad!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 lb. Italian sausage, casings removed
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, diced
2 tsp. Italian seasoning
salt and pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp. all purpose flour
4 cups chicken broth
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
9 oz. cheese tortellini
½ bunch of kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
⅓ cup heavy cream
3 Tbsp. chopped basil
Heat the olive oil in a dutch oven over medium heat. Add in the sausage and cook and crumble it into small pieces. When the sausage has fully cooked, drain the excess fat from the pan.
Mix in the garlic, onion, and italian seasoning. Cook until the onions turn translucent then season with salt and pepper to taste.
Whisk in the flour and cook until it turns a light golden brown. Slowly whisk in the chicken stock and tomato sauce. Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce the heat to low so that it is simmering. Simmer, while stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until it has thickened.
Add in the tortellini and cook for about 5-7 minutes until tender. Then add in the kale and mix until it wilts. Mix in the heavy cream and chopped basil. Cook for about 1 minute. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Enjoy!
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