Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
Try making your own deliciously creamy tomato soup with this quick-cooking recipe! See All Quick, Healthy Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less : Fruits & Vegetables : Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 can (14 ½ oz) diced tomatoes, no-salt-added
  • 1 cup red peppers, roasted
  • 1 cup evaporated milk, fat-free
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
Combine tomatoes and red peppers in a blender or food processor. Purée until smooth. Put tomato mixture in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add evaporated milk, garlic powder, and pepper. Return to a boil, and gently simmer for 5 minutes. Add basil and serve.
 
Serves: 4
 
¾ Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 90
Total Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
% of Calories from Fat: 0%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 0%
Protein: 6g
Carbohydrates: 15g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sodium: 85mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of calcium and vitamins A and C, and a good source of vitamins B2 and D, and phosphorous.

Recipe courtesy of Keep the Beat, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
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