Cream of Tomato Soup

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 250


3 cups tomato juice
4 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup flour
3 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon basil crushed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Heat tomato juice to simmering. Meanwhile, in another saucepan melt butter (or margarine), stir in flour, add milk and stir cook until thick. Just before serving, slowly add hot tomato juice to hot white sauce, stirring constantly. Season to taste with salt, basil, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup: Use 4 cups pureed fresh tomatoes in place of tomato juice.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 250
Calories from Fat: 134

This Cream of Tomato Soup recipe is from the Managing Your Meals Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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