Tomato Soup with Fresh Chives

a bowl of tomato soup with fresh chives
Prep Time: 
30 min prep time
Number of Servings: 


  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 baking potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2  (28 oz) cans peeled whole tomatoes, with their juices
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives for garnish


  1. Place onion, potato, orange juice, bay leaf, and 3 cups water in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium and cook mixture for 10 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes and their juices to pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until potato chunks are tender. Discard bay leaf.
  3. Purée with a hand-held blender or in a high-speed blender until mixture is smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with chives.
Nutrition Info: 
155 Calories, 5 g Protein, 35 g Carbohydrates, 9 g Fiber, 1 g Total fat, 752 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), B6, C, ★★  Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), K, Potassium,   Vitamin A, E, Calcium, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus


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