Easy Tomato Bisque

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

A bowl brimming with this fresh creamy tomato bisque is sure to impress Mom. With its outstanding flavor, she'll think you fussed for hours! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • Chopped fresh tomatoes, optional

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add chicken broth. Stir in tomato paste and cayenne until well blended.
  2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; gradually stir in cream. (Do not boil.) Garnish with chopped tomatoes if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 134 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 700mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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