Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

A lightened up version of one of my absolute favorite soups. Courtesy of Elephant's Deli in Portland, OR.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, melt butter; add onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, baking soda, and thyme.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  4. Puree in a food processor or blender; strain through a sieve or food mill.
  5. Return to saucepan and stir in orange juice and cream. Bring to a simmer and adjust seasonings if necessary. Serve hot.
  7. If you can't find unsalted tomatoes, withhold salt until final tasting and adjust as preferred.
Most Helpful

I love this soup! Thanks for the lightened recipe, I might even try making it with just low fat milk and see what I get.

Marie95 February 23, 2009