Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Homemade Tomato Soup


   When I think of comfort food I immediately think of a warm bowl of soup on a cold evening. Well, this creamy homemade, quick and easy bowl of stick to your bones tomato soup is just that type of comfort food that will answer that thought. Homemade Tomato Soup.
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 lb 12oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 roasted red bell pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Handful chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 Parmesan cheese
  • Salt/pepper
1. In a blender, pulse up the bell pepper and about a cup of the crushed tomatoes.

2. In a medium soup pot, drizzle some olive oil and saute the onion until translucent.

3. Stir in the garlic and saute.

4. Pour in the crushed tomatoes, the mixture of bell pepper/tomato from blender, and vegetable stock.

5. Bring to a simmer. Mix in the red pepper flakes, chopped basil, Parmesan cheese, and cream.  Lower temperature and simmer for roughly 25-30 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
   This soup was better than any store bought tomato soup you can find. So simple and full of flavor. Just add in a great grilled cheese sandwich and you have yourself and fantastic meal for the evening.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4


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