Tomato Basil "Cream" Soup

INGREDIENTS:

10 medium whole Tomatoes, diced
1 small Onion, raw, diced
2 clove Garlic, raw, minced
1 each Vegetable Bouillon Cubes, GoBio
3 cup 8 fl oz Water
1 can (6 oz) Tomato paste, without salt added
1.5 cup Coconut Milk
1 teaspoon Sea Salt
5 tablespoons Coconut Sugar
8-10 leaves Basil, fresh, chopped
5 tablespoons Parsley, raw, chopped
1 teaspoon Olive oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. In large pot heat olive oil over medium
2. Add diced onion and minced garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes
3. Add chopped tomatoes (seeds and all) to pot and cook 5 minutes over medium heat
4. Add vegetable stock (GoBio cube mixed in 3 cups water) to pot
5. Bring mixture to a rolling boil and then reduce heat to simmer
6. Simmer for 20 minutes
7. Remove from heat and let rest for 20 minutes or for up to an hour
8. Add ingredients to a commercial quality blender (Vitamix or BlendTec) and blend until you
reach a smooth consistency. You will have to separate and blend in 2 separate batches.
Note: An immersion blender may be used but, this may result in a soup with far more texture
9. Return pot to stove with combined soup and add all remaining ingredients (chopped basil,
parsley, coconut milk, coconut sugar, tomato paste and salt) to pot.
10. Stir frequently over low heat for 20-30 minutes
11. Adjust seasonings to taste
12. Serve hot with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil for garnish

Makes 8 Servings

Nutrition Breakdown per Serving (1.5 cups per serving):

Calories: 195, Protein: 3.5g, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fat: 12g   


Posted in: Cleansing, Diabetes Friendly, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Sides, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian

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