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Fresh Cream of Tomato Soup

Ingredients

3 lbs of ripe tomatoes (4 cups pureed)
1 clove garlic, minced
3 shallots, minced
5 tbs unsalted butter, divided
2 cloves
1 bay leaf
pinch of rosemary
pinch of thyme
1/8 tsp baking soda
4 tbs flour
3 cups milk
2 tsp kosher salt
dash of black pepper
1 tsp sugar
fresh parsley, chopped for garnish

Directions:

  • Peel and seed tomatoes then puree in a food processor.
  • Saute’ the garlic and shallots in 1 tbs of butter for 5 minutes.
  • Add pureed tomatoes, cloves, bay leaf, rosemary, thyme and baking soda. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In another sauce pan, melt remaining 4 tbs of butter. Add the flour and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly until well combined and smooth.
  • Add the milk and continue to stir until well combined and smooth.
  • Add tomato mixture and stir until well blended.
  • Add salt and pepper and sugar, then taste for seasoning.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.

Servings

6

Prep

10 min

Cook

15 min

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Skill Level

Easy