Creole Tomato Soup Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Sliced green onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Vegetable juice cocktail24 Ounce (2 Cans, 12 Ounce Each, About 3 Cups)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Long grain rice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crushed dried thyme1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Bay leaf1
 Canned shrimp4 1⁄2 Ounce, drained, deveined (1 Can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 140 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg

Sodium 702.7 mg29.3%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.9%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 9 g17.4%

Vitamin A 59% Vitamin C 83%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 7.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan cook onion and garlic in butter or margarine till tender and translucent but not brown.
2. Add vegetable juice cocktail, water, uncooked rice, sugar, salt, thyme, and bay leaf and bring to boiling.
3. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 25 minutes or till rice is tender.
4. Stir in shrimp and heat through.
5. Remove bay leaf before serving.

SERVING
6. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls.
7. Serve immediately.
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