How Many Calories in Creamy Tomato Soup?

Tomato soup
Cream adds fat and calories. (Image: martinturzak/iStock/GettyImages)

Although traditional tomato soup is low in calories, creamy soup contains cream, which adds volume, flavor, fat and calories. However, creamy tomato soup is not extremely high in calories, so you should be able to fit it into your diet if you assess the nutrition facts beforehand.

Calories

LIVESTRONG's food database MyPlate notes that a one cup serving of creamy tomato soup contains between 80 and 240 calories. This is more calories than regular tomato soup; MyPlate notes one cup of tomato soup provides only 72 calories.

Fat

One cup of creamy tomato soup contains between 1.5 and 18 grams of fat, with up to eight grams of saturated fat. This proves just how drastically a recipe and the fat component for this dish can vary. Although fat is high in calories, it does provide benefits. The National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health state that fat is essential for proper growth and development.

Carbohydrates

Creamy tomato soup is rich in carbohydrates. One cup of this soup contains 16 to 17 grams of carbohydrates, with one to two grams of fiber. According to MayoClinic.com, fiber may help reduce your cholesterol levels.

Protein

Tomatoes are not high in protein and neither is creamy tomato soup. One cup of this soup contains only two to four grams of protein.

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