Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 20 minutes; Total time: 25 minutes.This dish is full of antioxidant-rich lycopene, which may protect women against breast cancer.



Credit: Quentin Bacon

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Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups soup, 1 slice bread)


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  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large, deep pot over medium heat. Add tomato paste; cook 1 minute. Add onion, carrot, salt, and pepper; cook until onion softens (3-5 minutes), stirring often.

  • Add tomato and thyme; cook until tomato breaks up (10-15 minutes), stirring occasionally. Add broth and sugar; stir. Cook until hot; simmer 5 minutes.

  • Preheat broiler to medium-high heat. Place rack 4 inches from heat.

  • Brush both sides of bread lightly with remaining oil; broil until golden (5 minutes). Rub sides of bread with garlic; break into pieces. Divide among bowls.

  • Add more stock to soup if too thick; cook until hot. Pour over bread; sprinkle with Parmesan. Top with thyme, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

236 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 2g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 2mg; sodium 424mg; calcium 92mg.