Italian Tomato Soup with Pesto-Cheese Toasts

Quick soup recipe that serves four? Enjoy Italian-style dinner with this ready-in-15-minutes tomato soup served topped with broiled pesto cheese toasts slices.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup water
2
cans (14 oz each) diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained
1
can (11.5 oz) tomato juice
4
slices rosemary, Italian or French bread, 1/2 inch thick
2
tablespoons basil pesto
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat water, tomatoes and tomato juice to boiling.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Place bread on cookie sheet. Spread with pesto; sprinkle with cheese. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until edges of bread are golden brown.
  • 3 Into 4 soup bowls, ladle soup. Top each serving with bread slice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    910mg
    910%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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