Fresh Tomato Soup - from scratch
This is much better than the commercially canned soup and I know that I have used the best ingredients with no chemical preservatives.
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- 4 c
- tomatoes, diced or pureed in the blender (approximately 8 small tomatoes)
- onion chopped
- 4 clove
- garlic, minced
- 1 c
- chicken broth
- 1 tsp
- sea salt or garlic salt
- 1 Tbsp
- dry basil or fresh basil if you have it
- 1 dash(es)
- 2-3 tsp
- 1 Tbsp
- sour cream (optional)
1Saute onion and garlic in a little coconut or canola oil till tender and translucent.
2Add tomatoes and chicken broth, and seasonings and cook over medium heat for approximately 15 minutes.
3Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before transferring carefully to a blender. Puree until smooth.
4Return to pot to reheat. Check the seasonings and correct if necessary.
Serve with a dollop of sour cream. (Optional)
5You may add some cooked seafood to the prepared soup to make a good seafood soup. 1/4 c. to 1/2 c. is plenty.