Marinara Soup

Sherry Blizzard

By
@akflurry

What do you do when all the cherry tomatoes come ripe at the same time? Make soup! A friend gave me over 5 lbs of cherry tomatoes. She was going out of town and couldn't eat them all.

Cherry tomatoes are bursting with flavor that are only enhanced with a little garlic and Italian seasonings.

You can even add a little cream if you want a creamy tomato soup.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

5 lb
cherry tomatoes, or tomatoes
2 Tbsp
minced garlic
basil (chiffon cut then diced)
1 Tbsp
garlic granules
sweet basil (fresh chopped)
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning, dry
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Take the stems off and wash cherry tomatoes. Place in a large pot and turn on the heat. Do not add water, the tomatoes will make their own juice.
2
Add all ingredients and cook tomatoes, smashing them gently with the back of a spoon. (Careful...they will pop and they are hot)
3
When thoroughly cooked down, transfer in batches to a blender or food processor. Blend until very soupy.
4
Pour the soup into a food mill to separate the pulp/juice from the skin. Transfer back into the pot and continue cooking until reduced by 1/3.
5
Eat right away or add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to each sterilized pint jar and water bath for 35 minutes.
6
Add a little shredded Parmesan cheese and top with a few garlic croutons, or mix in a bit of cream if you like your tomato soup creamy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy