My Grandma's Cream of Tomato Soup

My Grandma's Cream of Tomato Soup

Very simple and tasty. A western interpretation of an Indian (Rajasthani) recipe.

6 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 15 min

220 calories per serving 


2 1/2 cups strained tomatoes   625 mL
3 cups vegetable broth, low-sodium, luke-warm   750 mL
7 tbsp white flour (all purpose)   50 g
3 1/2 tbsp butter, unsalted   50 g
4 drops Tabasco sauce   0.63 mL
6 slices bread, whole wheat, for the croutons   220 g
3 tbsp olive oil, for the croutons   45 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    


  1. Prepare the croutons.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add the flour and beat well with a whisk or wooden spoon. Cook for 3 min, stirring constantly and taking care not to let it burn.
  3. Slowly add the broth, while stirring thoroughly to avoid lumps. Cook over medium heat 4-5 min.
  4. Add the tomatoes and mix well. Add more broth if the soup is too thick. Cook over medium heat 5 min.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, and Tabasco sauce to taste. Serve with croutons.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (260g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




11 g

17 %

Saturated 4 g
+ Trans 0.3 g

21 %


15 mg


350 mg

14 %


27 g

9 %


4 g

15 %


10 g


5 g

Vitamin A

30 %

Vitamin C

25 %


6 %


20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¾ serving
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of :
Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin A

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This recipe is in the following categories: Tomatoes | Soups | Halal | High Iron | Kosher | Vegetarian | Indian

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