Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is so easy to make and tastes amazing. Points...2.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan cook onion and green or sweet red pepper in margarine till very tender.
  2. Stir in basil and ground red pepper, if desired.
  3. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. In a blender container combine cooked vegetable mixture, tomato juice, and buttermilk.
  6. Cover and blend till smooth.
  7. Return mixture to saucepan and heat through.
  8. Or, chill thoroughly.
  9. Garnish each serving with fresh basil leaves or lime slices, if desired.
Most Helpful

4 5

Very easy to put together and tasty. I like the heat of the red pepper. I prepared it all, then put it on low in the crockpot to let the flavors develop and keep it ready for whenever I wanted the soup. Definitely a great soup for the calories.

Wow was this zingy! Definitely has a lot of flavor, but I think we are just too used to Campbell's tomato soup to try this again.