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Creamy Tomato Soup

This Creamy Tomato Soup is perfect for starting a meal. This recipe combines tomatoes, carrots, onion, garlic, and vegetable broth to make a tasty soup. This delicious soup will be appreciated by all guests around the table—omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. Serve with a side salad or a grilled cheese sandwich to round out the meal. Try pairing this tomato soup with a Butternut Squash Grilled Cheese Sandwich or a Drunken Grilled Cheese Sandwich—or read up on 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Grilled Cheese.

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Creamy Tomato Soup

  • Author: Sophie
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh and ripe tomatoes, cut into pieces
  • 1 (796 ml) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup 15% cream
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/3 cup small croutons of roasted bread with olive oil
  • salt flowers and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Drizzle olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and carrot; caramelize.
  2. Stir in fresh tomato and chopped garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Add the diced tomato, with the juice, and stir everything.
  3. Add vegetable broth and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes over low heat. Finish by adding the cream and adjust the seasoning. Mix together and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. For the dressing, pour a portion of tomato cream in each of the soup plates, sprinkle with croutons, freshly chopped basil leaves, and lemon zest. Finish with a light drizzle of olive oil and a few grains of fleur de sel.

 

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