Quick And Easy And Better Than The Can

On a chilly night, nothing says comfort like a nice bowl of creamy tomato soup.

Creamy tomato soup is the ultimate comfort food, especially when fresh heirloom tomatoes are used. The fact that it only takes 20 minutes, makes this soup even better than the canned version. Add a grilled cheese sandwich and you've got the perfect dinner for parents and kids alike.

 

Creamy Tomato Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 28 oz can of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Directions:

    1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over a medium flame.
    2. Add the shallots and sauté until tender.
    3. Stir in the heirloom tomatoes, canned tomatoes and their juices.
    4. Stir in the sugar, chicken broth, and pepper and bring everything to a boil.
    5. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
    6. Puree the soup in batches in a blender or food processor.
    7. Return the blended mixture to the pot and stir in the cream until it's heated through, 2-3 minutes.
    8. Remove from the heat, stir in the balsamic vinegar and serve.

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    Comments on "Tonight's Dinner: Creamy Tomato Soup"

    Lynn December 19, 2010 | 12:55 PM

    This creamy tomato soup recipe looks tasty! Making tomato soup is a great way to use up the tomatoes that I canned from the garden, but my kids don't like "regular" soup so much. I'm hoping that they'll like this creamy version. Thanks for posting this tomato soup recipe!

    deepapriya December 19, 2010 | 1:58 AM

    the tomato soup recipr with heavy cream is a nice one.

    deepapriya December 19, 2010 | 1:57 AM

    the tomato soup recipr with heavy cream is a nice one.

    Ben December 18, 2010 | 3:09 AM

    ohhh man creamy tomatoe soup looks really good!!!will sure to note this tomatoe soup recipe

    max December 18, 2010 | 12:04 AM

    I will be making is very creamy tomato soup with your tomato soup recipe. Thanks a lot for this.

    Vanessa Terapuano December 17, 2010 | 2:05 PM

    There is nothing better than a good home-made creamy tomato soup on a cold winter's evening! I sure will try out this tomato soup recipe at the next best occasion, especially as it's quite fast to make! My kids prefer anyway home-made soup to any industrial soup coming out of the can.

    roj December 17, 2010 | 6:21 AM

    good information for making tomato soup.

    N.Dhinesh Babu December 16, 2010 | 6:40 AM

    This tomato soup recipe is yummy.And it will be very nice to have a creamy tomato soup in the chilled night along with your partner.

    sishir December 15, 2010 | 11:50 PM

    i am just going to try this tomato soup recipe, creamy tomato soup in this christmas eve.

    ssai December 15, 2010 | 2:21 AM

    This tomato soup recipe is good to watch and really the creamy tomato soup is yummy.

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