2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 cups tomato juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup cooked wide egg noodles
Chopped fresh parsley, optional
1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour; stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add tomato juice and water, stirring constantly; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add sugar and salt. Stir in egg noodles and heat through. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.
This recipe is my grandmother’s. Originally, Gram even made the tomato juice in it from scratch! Gram had this soup cooking on the stove every time I visited her. She enjoyed making this tomato soup and other favorite dishes for family and friends, and she made everything with love.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
YIELD: 2 servings.
1 cup: 259 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 1144mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.