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Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Soup Recipe for Two

This Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Soup is quick and easy, and has amazing flavor! Fresh tomatoes are boiled with onions and garlic in chicken broth, pureed until smooth, seasoned with fresh basil, and a little salt and sugar.

Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Soup and grilled cheese sandwich

 

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Add a lovely grilled cheese sandwich on the side and dip that baby into the soup, delicious! So much better than canned, I am seriously in love with this soup and I hope you like it too!

 

This recipe makes a great lunch, dinner or date night meal for two.

 

What are the health benefits of tomato soup?

    • Helps protect against cancer
    • Helps maintain healthful blood pressure
    • Supports heart health
    • Helps with diabetes through fiber
    • Helps with constipation through water content and fiber
    • Helps protect eye health
    • Helps keep skin healthy
    • Helps with healthy pregnancies through folic acid

For more information read Everything you need to know about tomatoes.

 

How to make homemade garden fresh tomato soup:

Dice the tomatoes and onions, and chop or tear the fresh basil.

diced tomatoes, onions, and garlic cooking in chicken broth

 

In a medium sauce pan, over medium heat, combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, and gently boil for about 20 minutes to blend all of the flavors.

tomato mixture after simmering for 20 minutes

 

Add in the basil.

 

Puree in a food processor or blender. Click here for a food processor or here for a blender.

tomato soup pureed in a food processor

 

In the same sauce pan, melt the butter over medium-low heat.

 

Stir in the flour, until no lumps are left, to make a roux. Cook for about 1 minute, stirring often.

 

Gradually whisk in a bit of the tomato mixture, so that no lumps form.

 

Then slowly stir in the rest, a little bit a time until all of the tomato mixture is mixed in.

 

Sprinkle in the sugar and salt. Add more if needed.

 

Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Soup Recipe for Two

 

 

 

Yield: 2 servings

Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

This Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Soup is quick and easy, and has amazing flavor! Fresh tomatoes are slow simmered with onions and garlic in chicken broth, pureed until smooth, seasoned with fresh basil, and a little salt and sugar.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 garden fresh tomatoes, or vine ripened tomatoes
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar

Instructions

  1. Dice the tomatoes and onions, and chop or tear the fresh basil.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, over medium heat, combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, and gently boil for about 20 minutes to blend all of the flavors.
  3. Add in the basil.
  4. Puree in a food processor or blender. Click for a food processor or for a blender.
  5. In the same sauce pan,, melt the butter over medium-low heat.
  6. Stir in the flour, until no lumps are left, to make a roux. Cook for about 1 minute, stirring often.
  7. Gradually whisk in a bit of the tomato mixture, so that no lumps form.
  8. Then slowly stir in the rest, a little bit a time until all of the tomato mixture is mixed in.
  9. Sprinkle in the sugar and salt. Add more if needed.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 162 Saturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 987mg Carbohydrates: 20g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 9g Protein: 6g

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