Tuscan Tomato Bread Soup (Vegan, Soy-Free)

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Tomato bread soup. Simply made with fresh tomatoes, basil, stale bread, and extra virgin olive oil. Best served when tomatoes are ripe and in season.

Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:

Tomatoes are high in fiber, lycopene, and naringenin. Fiber aids in digestion, lycopene is an antioxidant that can reduce the risk of heart disease and lower the risk of certain cancer, naringenin can help decrease inflammation in the body.

By Camryn Goldstein

Tuscan Tomato Bread Soup (Vegan, Soy-Free)

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 3

Ingredients

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 large red onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2-3 pounds fresh tomatoes, cored and roughly chopped
2 cups vegetable stock
1 teaspoon dried oregano
12 basil leaves, chiffonade
salt and pepper to taste
2-3 cups day-old Italian bread, crusts removed and cubed

Instructions

  1. In a large stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 10 minutes or until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 2 more minutes.
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock, and dried oregano. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the bread and stir. Cook for an additional 3 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  5. Add in the basil and check the seasoning. Serve immediately.
In a large stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 10 minutes or until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 2 more minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock, and dried oregano. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the bread and stir. Cook for an additional 3 minutes. Turn off the heat. Add in the basil and check the seasoning. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: Calories: 357; Total Fat: 21 g; Saturated Fat: 3 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 13 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 215 mg; Potassium: 980 mg; Carbohydrate: 43 g; Fiber: 6 g; Sugar: 13 g; Protein: 7 g

Nutrition Bonus:

Vitamin C: 54%; Vitamin A: 178%; Iron: 14%; Calcium: 46%

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