Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

 

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup
Makes 12 cups - Prep time: One hour
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 120 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 stalks celery diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme or 2 tsp dried
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary or 2 tsp dried & crushed
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 lbs diced fresh ripe tomatoes or 2 cans 796 ml each Italian-style tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can tomato sauce 398 ml, or 1 1/2 cups
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock
Instructions
  1. In a large heavy soup pot, heat the butter and olive oil on medium heat. Add the onions and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is soft.
  2. Add the garlic and herbs and cook a couple minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the tomatoes and tomato sauce. Stir in and heat to bubbling, then add the stock. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Puree the soup with a stick blender to your preferred consistency. Taste and season as needed with salt and pepper.
Recipe Notes

CHEF’S NOTE: Depending on the ripeness and acidity of your tomatoes you may find the soup has a slight bitter taste due to the under-ripe seeds. If so, drizzle in a little honey and heat through. Have a “Super, Natural” Day! Kevin

Nutrition Facts
Garden Fresh Tomato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Cup)
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 395mg17%
Potassium 314mg9%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1430IU29%
Vitamin C 17.8mg22%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.