Tomato Bisque with Sour Cream
Your dinner companions will think you've worked all day on this fresh and delightful soup.
Yields 6 servings; serving size 5 ounces
Protein: 1.67 grams
Carbohydrates: 8.74 grams
Sugar: 1.93 grams
Fat: 2.33 grams
1 teaspoon butter or tub margarine, melted
1½ tablespoons potato flour
2 shallots, peeled
1 13-ounce can chicken broth
1 teaspoon Splenda
1 pint cherry tomatoes, stems removed
Salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dried oregano
½ cup low-fat sour cream
Fresh chives, chopped for garnish
Put everything but the sour cream and garnish into your blender and purée. Place in a pot and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Ladle into bowls and float sour cream on top. Sprinkle with chives and serve.
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