Bits of tomato and basil add flavor and texture to this light and creamy chilled soup. Garnish with plain yogurt and basil if desired.
¼ cup fresh basil leaves, washed and dried
1½ cups low sodium tomato juice
½ cup reduced sodium, low-fat chicken broth
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
¾ pound tomatoes, cored, cut into pieces
⅛ teaspoon finely ground black pepper
47 Calories (8% from fat) • carb. 8g • pro. 3g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 1mg • sod. 49mg • calc. 88mg • fiber 1g
Place garlic and basil in a Cuisinart® SmartPower™ 7-Speed Electronic Blender jar. Place cover on blender jar. Turn blender On and pulse on Stir until coarsely chopped, about 5 - 6 times.
Scrape jar if necessary. Add remaining ingredients in order listed and blend on Puree until combined, about 30 - 35 seconds.
Turn blender Off. Pour into large bowl, cover and chill until ready to serve.