Tomato Soup - USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP

Prepare for a timeless taste of nostalgia! Our Tomato Soup recipe is a smooth and creamy blend that includes canned plum tomatoes, fresh onions, and spices. This all-time childhood favorite never tasted so good.
CACFP ADULT PORTION CREDITING INFORMATION
1 cup (8 oz spoodle) provides ⅝ cup vegetable (⅜ cup red/orange vegetable, ¼ cup other vegetable).
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Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
    • - - Garlic powder
    • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
    • - - Water
    • - - Low-sodium chicken base
    • - - Dried basil
    • - - Ground black pepper
    • - - Sugar
    • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

    Measure

    • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
    • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
    • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
    • 2 qt 1 cup Water
    • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
    • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
    • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
    • 3 Tbsp Sugar
    • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
      • oz Garlic powder
      • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
      • - - Water
      • - - Low-sodium chicken base
      • - - Dried basil
      • - - Ground black pepper
      • 3 oz Sugar
      • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

      Measure

      • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
      • ¼ cup Garlic powder
      • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
      • 1 gal 2 cups Water
      • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
      • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
      • tsp Ground black pepper
      • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
      • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
        • - - Garlic powder
        • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
        • - - Water
        • - - Low-sodium chicken base
        • - - Dried basil
        • - - Ground black pepper
        • - - Sugar
        • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

        Measure

        • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
        • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
        • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
        • 2 qt 1 cup Water
        • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
        • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
        • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
        • 3 Tbsp Sugar
        • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
          • oz Garlic powder
          • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
          • - - Water
          • - - Low-sodium chicken base
          • - - Dried basil
          • - - Ground black pepper
          • 3 oz Sugar
          • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

          Measure

          • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
          • ¼ cup Garlic powder
          • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
          • 1 gal 2 cups Water
          • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
          • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
          • tsp Ground black pepper
          • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
          • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
            • - - Garlic powder
            • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
            • - - Water
            • - - Low-sodium chicken base
            • - - Dried basil
            • - - Ground black pepper
            • - - Sugar
            • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

            Measure

            • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
            • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
            • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
            • 2 qt 1 cup Water
            • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
            • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
            • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
            • 3 Tbsp Sugar
            • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
              • oz Garlic powder
              • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
              • - - Water
              • - - Low-sodium chicken base
              • - - Dried basil
              • - - Ground black pepper
              • 3 oz Sugar
              • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

              Measure

              • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
              • ¼ cup Garlic powder
              • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
              • 1 gal 2 cups Water
              • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
              • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
              • tsp Ground black pepper
              • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
              • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                • - - Garlic powder
                • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                • - - Water
                • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                • - - Dried basil
                • - - Ground black pepper
                • - - Sugar
                • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                Measure

                • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                  • oz Garlic powder
                  • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                  • - - Water
                  • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                  • - - Dried basil
                  • - - Ground black pepper
                  • 3 oz Sugar
                  • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                  Measure

                  • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                  • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                  • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                  • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                  • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                  • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                  • tsp Ground black pepper
                  • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                  • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                    • - - Garlic powder
                    • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                    • - - Water
                    • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                    • - - Dried basil
                    • - - Ground black pepper
                    • - - Sugar
                    • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                    Measure

                    • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                    • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                    • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                    • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                    • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                    • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                    • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                    • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                    • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                      • oz Garlic powder
                      • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                      • - - Water
                      • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                      • - - Dried basil
                      • - - Ground black pepper
                      • 3 oz Sugar
                      • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                      Measure

                      • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                      • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                      • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                      • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                      • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                      • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                      • tsp Ground black pepper
                      • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                      • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                        • - - Garlic powder
                        • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                        • - - Water
                        • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                        • - - Dried basil
                        • - - Ground black pepper
                        • - - Sugar
                        • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                        Measure

                        • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                        • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                        • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                        • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                        • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                        • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                        • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                        • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                        • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                          • oz Garlic powder
                          • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                          • - - Water
                          • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                          • - - Dried basil
                          • - - Ground black pepper
                          • 3 oz Sugar
                          • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                          Measure

                          • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                          • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                          • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                          • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                          • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                          • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                          • tsp Ground black pepper
                          • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                          • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                            • - - Garlic powder
                            • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                            • - - Water
                            • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                            • - - Dried basil
                            • - - Ground black pepper
                            • - - Sugar
                            • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                            Measure

                            • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                            • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                            • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                            • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                            • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                            • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                            • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                            • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                            • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                              • oz Garlic powder
                              • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                              • - - Water
                              • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                              • - - Dried basil
                              • - - Ground black pepper
                              • 3 oz Sugar
                              • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                              Measure

                              • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                              • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                              • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                              • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                              • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                              • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                              • tsp Ground black pepper
                              • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                              • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                • - - Garlic powder
                                • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                • - - Water
                                • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                                • - - Dried basil
                                • - - Ground black pepper
                                • - - Sugar
                                • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                                Measure

                                • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                                • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                                • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                                • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                                • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                                • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                                • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                  • oz Garlic powder
                                  • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                  • - - Water
                                  • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                                  • - - Dried basil
                                  • - - Ground black pepper
                                  • 3 oz Sugar
                                  • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                                  Measure

                                  • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                                  • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                                  • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                  • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                                  • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                                  • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                                  • tsp Ground black pepper
                                  • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                  • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                    • - - Garlic powder
                                    • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                    • - - Water
                                    • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                                    • - - Dried basil
                                    • - - Ground black pepper
                                    • - - Sugar
                                    • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                                    Measure

                                    • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                                    • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                    • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                    • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                                    • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                                    • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                                    • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                                    • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                                    • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                      • oz Garlic powder
                                      • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                      • - - Water
                                      • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                                      • - - Dried basil
                                      • - - Ground black pepper
                                      • 3 oz Sugar
                                      • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                                      Measure

                                      • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                                      • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                                      • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                      • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                                      • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                                      • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                                      • tsp Ground black pepper
                                      • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                      • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 2 lb 7 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                        • - - Garlic powder
                                        • 4 lb 12 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                        • - - Water
                                        • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                                        • - - Dried basil
                                        • - - Ground black pepper
                                        • - - Sugar
                                        • 3 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 4 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                                        Measure

                                        • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                                        • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                        • 2 qt ½ cup (approx. ¾ No. 10 can) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                        • 2 qt 1 cup Water
                                        • 1 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                                        • 3 Tbsp Dried basil
                                        • ¾ tsp Ground black pepper
                                        • 3 Tbsp Sugar
                                        • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • ½ cup Margarine, trans-fat free

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 4 lb 14 oz *Fresh onions, diced
                                          • oz Garlic powder
                                          • 9 lb 8 oz Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                          • - - Water
                                          • - - Low-sodium chicken base
                                          • - - Dried basil
                                          • - - Ground black pepper
                                          • 3 oz Sugar
                                          • 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 8 oz Margarine, trans-fat free

                                          Measure

                                          • 3 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced
                                          • ¼ cup Garlic powder
                                          • 1 gal 1 cup (approx. 1½ No. 10 cans) Canned plum tomatoes, undrained
                                          • 1 gal 2 cups Water
                                          • 2 Tbsp Low-sodium chicken base
                                          • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Dried basil
                                          • tsp Ground black pepper
                                          • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                          • cup Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 1 cup Margarine, trans-fat free
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • In a large stock pot, add onions, garlic powder, tomatoes, water, chicken base, basil, salt, black pepper, and sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium.
                                          • Add tomato paste. Simmer uncovered over medium heat for 7 minutes. DO NOT OVER COOK.
                                          • Puree ingredients in stock pot with a bermixer (immersion mixer) for 3–5 minutes until mixture has a smooth consistency.
                                          • Fold in margarine. Simmer uncovered over medium heat for 2–3 minutes. Stir well.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Pour 10 lb 14 oz (about 1 gal 1¾ qt) soup into a half deep steam table pan (12¾” x 10½” x 6”).
                                            For 25 servings, use 1 pan.
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Serve 1 cup (portion with 8 oz spoodle).

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Tomato Soup - USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 cup (8 oz spoodle))
                                          Calories 65 Calories from Fat 18
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 2g3%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 0mg0%
                                          Sodium 200mg9%
                                          Potassium 330mg9%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 10g3%
                                          Dietary Fiber 2g8%
                                          Total Sugars 5g6%
                                          Protein 2g4%
                                          Vitamin C 13mg16%
                                          Vitamin D 19IU127%
                                          Calcium 51mg5%
                                          Iron 1mg6%
                                          Vitamin A 9mcg
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide
                                          25 Servings:

                                          *Fresh onions: 2 lb 12 oz

                                          50 Servings:

                                          *Fresh onions: 5 lb 8 oz

                                          Notes

                                          *See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change
                                          during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.
                                          Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.
                                          Yield / Volume
                                          25 Servings:

                                          About 10 lb 14 oz

                                          About 1 gal 1¾ qt/1 half deep steam table pan (12¾” x 10½” x 6”)

                                          50 Servings:

                                          About 21 lb 12 oz

                                          About 2 gal 3½ qt/2 half deep steam table pans (12¾” x 10½” x 6”)