Tomatoes are a good source of the antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene is best absorbed when the tomatoes have been cooked.
To make this plant based, use a milk substitute and leave out the cheese.
In a saucepan, add the soup and milk. Whisk together until smooth. Warm over medium heat 7 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Add in the chopped tomato and herbs. Cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Ladle even amounts into individual bowls and garnish each serving with 1 tablespoon croutons and 1 1/2 teaspoons Parmesan. Serve immediately.
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