Tomato Soup, Home Made

Tomato Soup, Home Made Recipe

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deb baldwin


This is the best homemade Tomato Soup.
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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

7 to 8 pints
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 10 qt
    tomatoes, chunked
  • 6
    onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    salt (non iodized) and pepper
  • 1 c
    margarine or butter

How to Make Tomato Soup, Home Made


  1. Cook tomatoes, onions, and celery seed until soft.
    Put through a colander.
  2. Paste:
    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
  3. 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.

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About Tomato Soup, Home Made

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Tomato

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