Creamy Tomato-Basil Bisque

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by BB2011

From Vegetarian Times September 2009. Nutrition facts: 89 cal, 2g protein, 3g fat, 13g carbs, 4mg cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 2g fiber, 8g sugar.

Top Review by stgmngrjan

Great! Tasted better after sitting in fridge for several hours. I used chicken broth; didn't strain it after puree. I added some cooked basmati rice when serving. Added sprinkle of good parmesan. Thanks,

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, basil, bay leaf, and broth. Cover, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  2. Puree soup in blender or food processor until smooth. Strain through fine mesh strainer into sauce pan; return to simmer. Remove from heat, and stir in half-and-half. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Garnish with basil.

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