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Elle Davis

Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup

Posted by: on January 30th, 2013
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Vegetarian Creamy Tomato Soup

A few nights ago when I made this, my husband asked me why am I going through all of this trouble when I can just get tomato soup out of a can. I didn’t know the answer to that question as I thought the same thing. Until I tasted how good this soup was. Yes, I still love the tomato soup from my childhood but this homemade soup is amazing!!

Break out some crusty bread, maybe a salad, and you have a very delicious and satisfying meal. It makes a large pot of awesomeness so get your bowls ready and grab a spoon.

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 bay leaf
2 (28-ounce) cans whole tomatoes
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, red pepper flakes and bay leaf and cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent, about 3-5 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes and mash, using a potato masher, until broken down into smaller pieces. Stir in heavy cream and brown sugar.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 8-10 minutes. Remove bay leaf.

Puree with an immersion blender. Stir in vegetable broth until heated through,about 2 minutes; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately.

Enjoy!

Elle's a work at home mom just trying to keep her sanity and 4 year old daughter in one piece. She's also a military wife to a great guy that she can complain about on occasion. If you give Elle peanut butter filled pretzels or a cherry limeade, she'll love you forever. Her laptop is an extra appendage and if it came down to it, she might give up her husband before she'd give up her computer. Elle's personal blog [...] Read More

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