Safak Çorbasi

(Cream of Tomato Soup)




All-purpose flour 1/2 cup 55 g
Butter or margarine 3 tablespoons 40 g
Water or broth 5 cups 1200 ml
Tomatoes 3 medium size 375 g
Salt 2 teaspoon 12 g
Egg 1 small size 50 g
Milk 3/4 cup+ 1 1/2 tablespoons 200 g
Black perpper 1/2 tablespoon 1 g
Bread 2 thin slices 40 g


Brown flour lightly over low heat in melted margarine. Add hot water stirring thoroughly. Bring to boil. Add peeled and sliced tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt. Simmer for 30-35 minutes or until tomatoes are very tender. Place into a food processor container. Process until well blended and creamy. Bring to boil and simmer for 1 minute. Combine well beaten egg and milk blending well. Stir in soup mixing thoroughly. Boil gently for 1 minute. Sprinkle with black pepper. Top with toasted bread cubes. Serve hot.

8 servings

Nutritive Value ( Approx. per serving) :

Energy 140 cal
Protein 4.3 g
Fat 7.2 g
Carbohydrate 14.7 g
Calcium 56 mg
Iron 0.67 mg
Zinc 77 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Sodium 850 mg
Vitamin A 803 iu
Thiamin (B1) 0.07 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.11 mg
Niacin 0.62 mg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Cholesterol     45 mg

Regional Characteristics :

     It is cooked in different parts of the country. When fresh tomato is not available tomato paste can be used instead.

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