Chilled Tuscan-Style Tomato Soup

Prep Time : 5 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min 

Serves : 4

Total Time : 15 Min


1 tsp olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

2 cups (1-in cubes) country style bread

3 lbs ripe tomatoes (9 med), cut into quarters

¼ cup loosely packed basil leaves, torn & extra for garnish

1 tsp sugar

salt to taste


In a small skillet, heat oil on medium until hot.

Add garlic and cook 1 minute, stirring.

Remove skillet from heat.

In food processor, pulse bread until coarsely chopped.

Add tomatoes & garlic: pulse until soup is almost pureed.

Pour soup into bowl: stir in basil, sugar & salt.

Cover & refrigerate until well chilled, at least 2 hours or overnight.

Garnish with basil leaves.


A refreshing, tuscan twist on tomato soup!

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Liz Erker, RD LD MS

Liz is a Certified Health Coach with Take Shape For Life and registered dietitian through the American Dietetic Association.  She educates, supports and develops a plan for making healthy lifestyle choices that will improve one’s quality of life. Liz Erker is a registered dietician and has worked in the field of nutrition for more than 25 years. She helps to educate individuals in nutrition knowledge, weight loss, weight management and food intolerances and sensitivities. In addition to working with individuals, and participating in community outreach Liz welcomes teaming with physicians, personal trainers and family members.