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Tomato Bisque Recipe

Tomato Bisque Recipe

This bisque is perfect for the cool weather. I love to serve it with a slice of homemade bread.—Mrs. B.B. Mallory, Irving, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine the first eight ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Discard bay leaf; press mixture through sieve and set aside. In a large saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat. Gradually stir in tomato mixture until smooth; heat through. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 171 calories, 12 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 624 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.