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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 264.6
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.8 mg
  • Sodium: 672.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.2 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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Creamy Tomato Gorgonzola Soup with Fresh Basil

Submitted by: S318830
Creamy Tomato Gorgonzola Soup with Fresh Basil

Introduction

I love cream of tomato soup with gorgonzola, but I'm not up for the usual 500 calories a serving with over 25 grams of fat. I love this recipe and it has all the flavor of the original. It's high in fiber and protein. Each serving size of this soup is ~13-15 ounces. If you only eat 1 cup of soup as your seving the nutritional info is 140 calories and 4.7g of fat. I love cream of tomato soup with gorgonzola, but I'm not up for the usual 500 calories a serving with over 25 grams of fat. I love this recipe and it has all the flavor of the original. It's high in fiber and protein. Each serving size of this soup is ~13-15 ounces. If you only eat 1 cup of soup as your seving the nutritional info is 140 calories and 4.7g of fat.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    56 oz of diced tomatoes (no salt added), drained
    1 tsp olive oil
    2 Tbsp Tomato paste
    6 cloves garlic, pressed
    1 pint fat free half and half
    2 Tbsp basil leaves, fresh, chopped
    3/4 cup Treasure Cave Crumbled Gorgonzola

Directions

1. Pulse the drained tomatoes in a food processor until smooth, about ten 1-second pulses followed by about 20 seconds continuous; set aside.
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2. Cook the garlic, tomato paste, and oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the tomato paste begins to brown, about 2 minutes. [note: This is best in a regular pot, not non-stick, but non-stick is fine if that's all you have.]
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3. Stir in the pureed tomatoes until the tomato paste mixture has thoroughly combined with the tomato puree.
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4. Cook for about 5 minutes until the tomatoes are bubbling. Add the gorgonzola and stir until the cheese has melted and no longer appears as lumps in the sauce (5-8 mins).
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5. Add 1 pint of fat free half and half. Stir to thoroughly incorporate. Remove from heat to keep half and half from boiling.
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6. Off the heat, stir in the basil.
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I like bowls of this stuff, not cups. So each serving is ~ 13-15 ounces (almost 2 cups). The nutritional info is pretty good considering the large-sized portions.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user S318830.






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  • So simple. So tasty. And I got to use the fresh basil from my backyard. :) - 5/12/12

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  • My family enjoyed this recipe. I only added about half the Gorgonzola because of the comments some of the others made and that seemed to work for us.
    I will make this again. - 1/10/12

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  • I made this yesterday & LOVE IT!!! My husband said he usually HATES Tomato Soup, but even HE LIKED IT!!!!! YEAH HUGE SUCCESS THANKS SO MUCH FOR SHARING!!!!!!!! :) - 12/15/11

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  • This soup was delicious. I just finished a mug full (2 cups). It was amazing. - 11/6/10

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  • Just made this for dinner and it's delicious. A new favorite. - 10/24/10

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  • I just discovered Tomato Gorgonzola Soup!
    Although it was at the Grocery Store's Deli Counter.
    Glad to see it online here. Will have to try immediately!
    Thanks for putting up a lower calorie one so I can get used to the "good stuff" first!
    ~Sallye~
    - 12/31/09

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  • readjusted for low carb, good flavor liked it a lot! - 7/31/09

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  • Very easy to make but I didn't likel, maybe it was the amount of gorgonzola cheese. - 6/1/09

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  • This soup is excellent. Thank you for a low calorie version as I also Love the original. - 3/10/09

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  • This had a good flavor, nice consistancy. It was too salty, but I believe that was my own fault. Plus as much as I like gorgonzola, it was a little strong. Next time I'll put a little less, but overall I liked this one. - 4/22/08

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    I have not tried this recipe yet, But I love Tomatoe~Basil soup and will defiantely try it. Thanks for sharing - 4/15/08

    Reply from S318830 (12/3/08)
    I'm disappointed you chose to rate the recipe with three stars when your review said you hadn't made it yet.


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  • This looks yummy!! I will have to try it! - 4/15/08

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  • This is an amazing recipe! I'll definitely make this again. I did add a little salt, but it was really good even before I added it. - 4/15/08

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