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tomato bisque

a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Tomato Bisque is a one pot delicious creamy tomato soup made in less than one hour. It is kid friendly and leftover soup heats up well in the microwave or on the stove top.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tomato bisque

  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    medium onion finely chopped
  • 2
    stalks celery finely chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • 4 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1
    (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh basil ribbons

How To Make tomato bisque

  • 1
    Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in heavy stockpot or dutch over medium heat. Add onions and celery and cook until the onions start to soften; approximately 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low and stir in garlic, onion powder, paprika and ground cayenne pepper; cook for 1 minute. Pour in low sodium chicken broth, crushed tomatoes and brown sugar. Simmer for 45 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
  • 2
    Using immersion blender mix the ingredients until smooth and creamy. Stir in 1/2 cup cream until incorporated. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes. Pour about 1 1/3 tablespoons of cream in a circle on the top of each bowl and swirl with a toothpick. Top with basil ribbons and serve immediately.