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fresh tomato soup

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

This is one of our favorite tomato soups and we have crunchy grilled cheese sandwiches along with it.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 servings
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fresh tomato soup

  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil (can use vegetable oil also)
  • 3/4 c
    minced onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp
    minced thyme
  • 5 c
    diced tomatoes ( roma's are my preference)
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable or chicken broth
  • 2 tsp
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    tomato paste

How To Make fresh tomato soup

  • 1
    In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, basil, and thyme. Cook, stirring frequently until the onions soften, about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the tomatoes and cook, for 5 minutes. Stir in the broth, tomato paste, and sugar. Season to taste with salt & pepper.
  • 3
    Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes. Blend the soup in a blender until smooth. Ladle into bowls and garnish with additional basil.