roasted tomato bisque

roasted tomato bisque

prep time: 10 minutes
cook time: 1 hour
ready in: 1 hour and 10 minutes

makes: 6 servings, 1/2 cup each


  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) whole peeled tomatoes, no salt added
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 Tablespoons fat-free half and half

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lightly coat a casserole dish with oil or cooking spray.
  3. Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise and place in prepared dish. Roast for 45 minutes, add water and stir to dissolve browned bits, and continue roasting for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat and sauté onion until lightly browned. Transfer sautéed onion and roasted tomatoes to blender and puree until smooth.
  5. Pour mixture into saucepan, stir in Worcestershire sauce, basil, and pepper and heat through.
  6. For each serving, swirl in 1 tablespoon of half and half. Makes about 3 cups.

per serving: 45 calories, 1g fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 4g sugars, 2g protein