Fresh Tomato Soup

Fred Alam

By
@falam14414

This is my own version of Tomato Soup. I looked at different recipes and then added my own touches. The recipe makes a LOT of soup but is a great way to use up excess tomatoes from the garden. That's what I did.


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Serves:

At least 20

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 medium
onion, chopped
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
chicken broth
12 medium
tomatoes, peeled and diced
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, minced
2 large
cloves garlic, minced
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
6
fresh basil leaves, chopped
2 1/2 tsp
salt
2 1/2 tsp
sugar
2 tsp
minced fresh thyme, or 1 tsp. dried thyme
2
bay leaves
1/2 tsp
black pepper
to taste
cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, cook onion, garlic and celery in melted butter until tender. Stir in flour to form a smooth paste. (Rue) Gradually add chicken broth, stirring constantly until thickened. Add tomato, parsley, basil, salt, pepper, thyme, sugar, cyan pepper, and bay leaves; bring to a boil.
2
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Tomatoes should be tender.
3
Discard bay leaves and puree with immersion blender or in a blender or food processer.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #FRESH, #tomatoes