Winter Tomato Bisque

Winter Tomato Bisque

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  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    chopped onion
  • 1/3 c
    unsifted all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    dried savory or tarragon leaves
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    chicken broth, condensed, 10 1/2 ounce
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    dried tomato bits or dried plum tomato halves, chopped
  • 1 lb
  • 1 can(s)
    condensed italian tomato soup
  • 2.5 c
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1
    savory sprig or tarragon leaves, fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper

How to Make Winter Tomato Bisque


  1. In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and saute until tender.
  3. Stir flour, tarragon, salt and pepper into onion until well mixed.
  4. Gradually stir in undiluted broth and water until well combined.
  5. Add tomato bits and heat mixture to boiling, stirring constantly.
  6. Cover and reduce heat to low.
  7. Simmer soup 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Meanwhile, peel, seed and dice tomatoes.
  9. Stir undiluted tomato soup, milk and half and half into soup until well mixed.
  10. Increase heat to medium-high and heat soup until bubbles appear around side of pan.
  11. Do not boil.
  12. Stir in diced tomatoes and heat through.
  13. Ladle soup into bowls.
  14. If desired, sprinkle soup with chopped herbs and place bowls onto plates garnished with sprigs of herbs.
  15. Note: Dried tomato bits or halves are available in the produce section of most major supermarkets.

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About Winter Tomato Bisque

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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