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Hearty Tomato Bisque Recipe

Hearty Tomato Bisque Recipe

Between the lycopene from the crushed tomatoes and soy protein from the tofu and soymilk this soup from Lisa Renshaw of Kansas City, Missouri offers a powerful heart healthy punch. “You'll never want canned soup again,” writes Lisa.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces soft tofu, drained and crumbled (1 cup)
  • 1-1/2 cups soy milk
  • 3/4 cup salad croutons

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in oil for 4-6 minutes or until tender. Stir in the tomatoes, honey, rosemary, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in tofu and soy milk. Cool slightly. In a blender or food processor, process soup in batches until smooth. Return to the pan and heat through. Garnish with croutons. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup bisque with 2 tablespoons croutons equals 156 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 432 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.