I love tomato soup! My husband does too! He is often walking over to Panera bread and ordering a bowl of their tomato soup with that yummy looking baguette that comes with it. I know I can’t have the baguette, but I wanted a low carb version of tomato soup.
One cup of tomato soup from Panera Bread contains 23 net carbs. A bowl has 33 net carbs. Way too many! I had never made homemade tomato soup before, but figured it would be pretty easy. I made it as basic as possible but still wanted to be sure it wasn’t lacking in flavor.
My version turned out delicious! I got it right on the first try and couldn’t wait to share my recipe here on the blog. I got roughly five cups from this recipe, with each serving containing 6.7g of net carbs. That sounds much better compared to the 23 carbs from Panera. Obviously, I can’t replicate the baguette, but cheese crisp are a delicious substitution. It’s also great topped with shredded mozzarella and basil.
Did my non-keto husband approve? He loved it! I suspect he will be making fewer trips to Panera and requesting my homemade version instead. Like many soups and chilis, it taste even better reheated the next day. Enjoy!
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