Essence of Tomato Soup

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Essence of Tomato Soup

When summer tomatoes are so good that they need no embellishment, try them in this simple, refreshing starter. It's a tasty way to use up fast-ripening tomatoes, and the soup will keep for up to three days in the fridge.

  • 4Servings


  • 4 cups diced beefsteak, cherry, or heirloom tomatoes, divided
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup basil, sliced into thin strips


1. Blend 3 cups tomatoes, oil, agave nectar, and 2 cups water in blender until smooth.

2. Pour soup into 4 bowls. Top each serving with ¼ cup diced tomatoes and 2 Tbs. basil.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 178
  • Carbohydrate Content: 12 g
  • Fat Content: 15 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 2 mg
  • Sugar Content: 9 g