Creamy Tomato Soup

1
Betty Claus

By
@chefbetty55

This soup goes great with a grilled cheese sandwich

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
100
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • ·
    4 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • ·
    1 large onion, sliced
  • 6 stalk(s)
    celery
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried basil,
  • 2 can(s)
    tomatoes, canned and chopped, with liquid
  • 14 l
    water
  • 2 c
    chicken soup base
  • 1 l
    cream

How to Make Creamy Tomato Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. 1 In a large, heavy saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add carrots and onion and cook until beginning to soften, 10 minutes, then add basil and cook until vegetables are completely soft, about 5 minutes more.
  2. Add tomatoes and broth, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes, or up to 45 minutes if time permits.
  3. 3
    After allowing soup to cool somewhat, purée in a blender or food processor until smooth, doing so in batches if necessary. For a much silkier texture, at this point i let cool and put in fridge . will do step 4 the next day
  4. 4
    Stir in cream little by little over over low heat, until desired texture is reached andthen make a roux to thicken the soup, soup is just heated through. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve warm.
  5. Roux) 4 cups of butter and 4 cups of flour
    heat better and add flour stir until thick, and slow cook for 20 min. then let cool. Add to hot soup

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About Creamy Tomato Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #homemade soup




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