Smoked tomato soup is one of those meals that you can partake of at whatever time of day. In addition to that you can have it with a wide range of food items including sandwiches, potatoes, bread just to mention a few. The great thing about it is that it takes minimal time to prepare and can therefore come in quite handy if you need to rush somewhere.
Some of the ingredients that you will need to prepare smoked tomato soup include: pecan chips, about ten tomatoes, a quarter cup of extra virgin oil, two cloves of garlic, two bay leaves, one cup chicken stock, three spoons of unsalted butter, salt, ground pepper, basil leaves, one large onion and bit of sugar. A few of these ingredients can be ignored or a few others added depending on individual tastes.
Whichever recipe one goes for the benefits of smoked tomato soup remain pretty much the same. One of the most popular health benefits of the tomato is its ability to fight cancer. Obviously since there are so many tomatoes that go into making tomato soup; it goes without saying that one stands to greatly benefit from regular consumption of the same. Other benefits include a stronger heart, better eyesight, teeth and skin among others.