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Creamy Tomato Bisque

This is a creamy version of the classic tomato soup, but is is not overly rich. I make this in the winter using canned tomatoes. Serve with crusty bread or sandwiches.
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 150 kcal


  • medium saucepan
  • blender


  • 1 tsp fresh garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 14oz can tomatoes fire roasted preferred
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  • Melt the butter in the saucepan.
  • Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in the flour.
  • Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasoning. Bring to a gentle boil, stirring continuously.
  • Boil until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the heavy cream.
  • Add to the blender in appropirate sized batches. Blend until smooth.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 150kcal
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