Cuppa Creamy Tomato Soup (Low-carb)

Cream of Tomato Cup of Soup
Cream of Tomato Cup of Soup

Nostalgia is a strange thing and it was only my time spent at the Fat Duck that really made me appreciate the link between nostalgia and food. Although I live in UK now, I am from Cape Town and grew up in Johannesburg. Winters were bitterly cold in Joeys, and there was no such thing as central heating to help you through those months. Soups were standard and my favourite one was a creamy tomato soup my mother made (from a packet!). I attempted a homemade one the other day and was delighted that it was just how I remember (even better that I knew exactly what went into it). Its a hefty 9.8g carbs per cup, but worth it since its so filling and moreish. I used the gluten-free Knorr gluten-free chicken stock pots, but you can use your own homemade chicken broth for an even cleaner soup.

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Carbs 9.8g | Fat 14g | Protein 2.9g
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Cuppa Creamy Tomato Soup (Low-carb)

A delicious cup of creamy tomato soup coming in at 9.8g carbs per serving. A great soup for the winter months.
Course Light Meals, Soup
Cuisine General
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 cups

Per serving

Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.8g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 14g


  • 1 can chopped / crushed tomatoes
  • 200 g (7.1 oz) chicken stock
  • 50 g (1.8 oz) double cream
  • salt and white pepper
  • chives, snipped to garnish


  • Empty the contents of the tinned tomatoes into a pan. Add the chicken stock and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce to a low simmer and cook (covered with a lid) for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and use a hand blender to blitz to a smooth consistency.
  • Stir in the cream and gently warm the soup through. Season the mixture with salt and white pepper, as needed.
  • Divide between two cups and drizzle with a little extra cream and garnish with snipped chives if you are feeling fancy like I was.

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Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                         176Kcal / 736kJ
Fat                                 14g
Carbohydrates               9.8g
Protein                           2.9g


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