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Red Bell Pepper Tomato Bisque

You can easily make a can of tomato soup into delicious tomato bisque. This recipe is wonderfully easy and very yummy. Feeds two people.


  • 2 cans concentrated tomato soup (~20 ounces)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 an onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp basil or oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper


  1. Whisk or stir the tomato concentrate, milk and spices (basil/oregano, pepper) in a pot and turn the burner on high (once it begins to bubble reduce to low).
  2. While the soup is heating, cut the remaining ingredients into similar sized chunks and put them into a quisinart until you have an smooth mixture with no chunks. Add this mixture to the soup and stir. (If, like me, you don’t have a quisinart, you can use a garlic press. Although more laborious, I enjoy a smooth soup so it is worth it! If you have neither you can just chop ingredients finely.)
  3. Let the soup simmer for a minute or two and you are ready to serve.

NOTE: If you enjoy a bit of spiciness then add some crushed red pepper (the spicy kind from the spice rack).

Red Bell Pepper Tomato Bisque

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