Cream of Tomato Soup

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Cream of Tomato Soup (
Şafak Çorbası)

Flour1/2 cup55 gr
Butter or margarine4 tablespoon40 gr
Water (hot)4 1/2 cup900 gr
Tomato3 medium size375 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Black Pepper1/2 teaspoon1 gr
Egg1 piece50 gr
Milk1 cup200 gr
Bread (stale)2 Slim slice40 gr


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.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy140 cal
Protein4,3 g
Fat7,2 g
Carbohydrates14,7 g
Calcium56 mg
Iron0,67 mg
Phosphorus77 mg
Zinc1 mg
Sodium850 mg
Vitamin A803 iu
Thiamine0,06 mg
Riboflavin0,10 mg
Niacin0,62 mg
Vitamin C7 mg
Cholesterol45 mg

Regional Characteristics:

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