Cream of Tomato Soup
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Basic tomato soup recipe that can be made in under 20 minutes, perfect to dip a grilled cheese sandwich in.
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 5
  • 1 28 ounce can whole peeled tomatoes of good quality (imported or organic if possible)
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ of 1 shallot onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoon AP flour (all purpose)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh Tarragon or fresh basil (never dried)
  • water on hand to adjust consistency if needed
  1. In a heavy bottomed pot, over medium high heat, add olive oil and saute onion, for a minute or so, do not brown.
  2. Add flour and stir to combine, cook for 1 minute
  3. Add tomatoes, cream and tarragon, bring to simmer, season with salt and pepper then puree with a stick blender or blender being very careful, if desired.
  4. Season with salt and pepper
  5. Serve with a good grilled cheese on whole wheat bread. (3 grams fiber minimum)
Recipe by Harvest Eating at