Tomato Soup, Home Made
If you grow tomatoes, this is the recipe to try.
This takes about 1/2 bushel of tomatoes.
I got this recipe from a good neighbor and friend, Cindy Roth.
How to Make Tomato Soup, Home Made
- Cook tomatoes, onions, and celery seed until soft.
Put through a colander.
Mix sugar, flour, salt & pepper, and margarine (or butter).
Stir and mix like pie dough.
Add small amount of juice to make a thiner paste
- Stir into tomato juice and bring to a boil.
**Add lemon juice.
Cook for 2 minutes.
*Put into pint jars and water bath for 5 minutes
*(I checked on the time for this day and age, and the recommended time has changed to 30 minutes.)
**(They also recommend adding 7 to 8 teaspoons of lemon juice for more acid.)
To serve: Bring to a simmer and serve.
Add a little cream or milk to make it creamy or a dollop of sour cream to float on top of the soup.