Homemade Tomato Soup

Homemade Tomato Soup

Dietary: Gluten Free

Meal type: Lunch, Main Dish, Soup

Website: Jovial Foods

Recipe Summary

Nothing says comfort more than a delicious bowl of tomato soup. Ditch the can and prepare this quick and easy homemade soup.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter (unsalted)

  • 3 jars Jovial whole peeled tomatoes (organic)

  • 6 cloves garlic (peeled and chopped)

  • 3 cups chicken stock

  • 2.5oz whole basil leaves (washed and stems removed)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 sweet onions (diced)

  • 3 cups chicken stock

  • 2.5oz whole basil leaves (washed and stems removed)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 sweet onions (diced)

Directions

Step 1

Place a 4 quart heavy bottom sauce pot on the stove, set to moderate heat. Add the olive oil and butter.

Step 2

Place a 4 quart heavy bottom sauce pot on the stove, set to moderate heat. Add the olive oil and butter.

Step 3

Add onions, garlic and pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally until vegetables are soft and begin to brown, about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add onions, garlic and pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally until vegetables are soft and begin to brown, about 10 minutes.

Step 5

Separate tomatoes from the juice and crush, reserve the juice. Add the chicken stock, tomato juice, tomatoes, and basil leaves to the onion mixture.

Step 6

Separate tomatoes from the juice and crush, reserve the juice. Add the chicken stock, tomato juice, tomatoes, and basil leaves to the onion mixture.

Step 7

Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook soup for 45 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper.

Step 8

Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook soup for 45 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper.

Step 9

For chunky style soup, pass soup through a food mill fitted with the coarsest blade. For smoother style soup, puree with a hand blender or food processor.

Step 10

For chunky style soup, pass soup through a food mill fitted with the coarsest blade. For smoother style soup, puree with a hand blender or food processor.