Copycat Campbell’s Tomato Soup is my simple version of the canned soup from childhood. I find this to be very close to the genuine article.
Copycat Campbell’s Tomato Soup
By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime
This month for #SoupSwappers the theme is all about Copycat soups. I decided for my offering I would share a DIY version of canned Campbell’s tomato soup. And since at the time that I was working on it, I was also on Weight Watchers, I added the points it came up to.
I know some don’t want to use the Splenda, but you can always feel free to use the sweetener of your choice.
When I was growing up, one of my favorite lunches was the cans of tomato soup along with a grilled cheese. I loved the soup with a heavy dash of black pepper and also some of the saltine crackers.
Sometimes if I didn’t have a sandwich, adding a little bit of cooked rice was an option. And soups such as this one pack nicely into a thermos for a good brown bag lunch. And even if lunch wasn’t the thing for the day, this is also a soup I liked when I was home from school with a cold or the flu. I could sip at the soup and nibble on the crackers, and maybe that black pepper could wait for another day.
What was your favorite soup as a kid for lunches or when you had a cold? Let me know in the comments below.
Join me tomorrow when I post with Sunday Supper. The theme is easy after school snacks and I am excited to share my simple recipe for Apple Granola Cookie Butter toast. I hope to see you then!
Copycat Campbell's Tomato Soup
Weight Watcher Smart Points (per serving) = 7
Brand of ingredients used may impact the nutritional information of this recipe resulting in a different SmartPoints value.
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 6 ounces tomato paste
- 2 teaspoons Splenda granular
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 3/4 cup fat-free milk
- Whisk flour and oil in saucepan to form a roux.
- Stir in the vegetable broth, tomato paste, Splenda, and seasonings, until evenly combined.
- Stir in milk and cook for several minutes until hot.
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This is definitely a classic and just looking at it is making want to make grilled cheese and tuck in!
Campbell’s Tomato Soup is certainly a classic. Who doesn’t enjoy a bowl of tomato soup with a toasted cheese sandwich? MMMM, MMMM, Good!
This definitely was one of my favorites. Especially with grilled cheese! Amazing color Sue!
Sue, there’s just something so comforting about a bowl of tomato soup along with a grilled cheese sandwich! It makes me wonder if kids today enjoy it just as much as we did?
Yes…sign me up for the grilled cheese along with this soup, too. Good job, Sue.
Mmmmm Mmmmmm Good….
Amazing! I will have to try this out soon!
This was my favorite soup growing up. This and a grilled cheese and I was a happy camper. I always added a pat of butter to my soup!