Long famous for their role in desserts, pecans showcase their extraordinary versatility in this creamy, savory soup.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
1/2 cup chopped onion s
1/4 cup KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
2 cans (14.5 oz. each) fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth, divided
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1-1/2 cups chopped PLANTERS Pecans
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Let's Make It
Cook onions in dressing in large saucepan on medium heat 8 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add Neufchatel; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in half the broth, tomato sauce and crushed pepper.
Blend remaining broth and nuts in blender until smooth. Add to soup in saucepan; stir until blended. Pour half into blender; blend until smooth. Pour into bowl. Repeat with remaining soup. Return all soup to saucepan; cook 3 to 5 min. or until heated through.
Sprinkle with ground nutmeg just before serving.
How to Toast Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavor. To toast nuts in the oven, spread nuts in single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
5 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.