Tomato Cream Soup by Rose

1
Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

My husband's Grandmother used to make him homemade tomato soup, so now with cold weather, here's my version of tomato soup. Enjoy

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 c
unsalted butter
1
red onion finely chopped
1
large carrot finely chopped
1
small can cream of tomato soup
4
lb. can of italian plum tomatoes in their juice
3 c
chicken stock
1
fresh spring of basil
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1
bay leaf
1 1/2 c
white bread crumbs
1 c
light cream
2 Tbsp
finely shredded fresh basil for garnish

How to Make Tomato Cream Soup by Rose

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat, add onion and carrot and saute until onion is translucent. Add tomatoes, stock, basil sprig, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer on low for about 30 minutes. Discard the bay leaf and stir in the bread crumbs. In small batches, puree the soup with a food mill, blender or food processor. Be careful with liquid it has a tendancy to splatter. After pureeing return back to same pan and stir in the cream on low heat until thoroughly heated.
  • 2I usually serve with paninni's or a great sandwich. My husband loves grilled cheese paninni's to dunk in the soup. If not a sandwich, a great bread. Enjoy.

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About Tomato Cream Soup by Rose

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy