Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe

Cream of Tomato Soup is a thick soup made from tomatoes, cream, pepper, onion and garlic. It is more than an appetizer and with bread sticks it can be easily served as a fulfilling dinner. It is a gentle and soothing soup.
IMG 9653 Cream of Tomato Soup RecipeIt is prepared in less than 30 minutes and is extremely flavorful. I adapted this recipe from Martha Stewart creamy tomato recipe.

Now bit of interesting facts about Tomato Soup. Tomato soup is a soup made with tomatoes as the primary ingredient. It may be served hot or cold, and can be made in many styles. It may be smooth in texture, and there are also recipes which include chunks (or small pieces) of tomato, cream and chicken/vegetable stock. Popular toppings for tomato soup include sour cream or croutons. Tomato soup is one of the top comfort foods in Poland and the United States. It can be made “from scratch” by blanching fresh tomatoes, removing the skins, and then blending into a puree.

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Ingredients

5 tomatoes chopped into pieces

1 onion chopped

3 tbsp butter
2 tbsp pepper

2 tbsp chopped garlic

2 cups of water

5 tbsp cream

salt as per taste

cream and mint leaves for garnishing.

Method

Melt butter in a pan.
Add chopped onion and garlic. Sauté till onions are translucent.
Add chopped tomatoes.
Sprinkle salt and pepper.131 Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe
Now add water and let the mixture boil for 10 minutes.
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Remove from gas top and blend the mixture to a puree.
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Whisk in cream, if desired; season with salt and pepper.
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    • Hi Sheetal..yup I did put 2 tbsp of pepper powder.i love pepper but you can adjust the quantity as per your taste buds:)

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  2. Hi Anita,

    I made this soup tonight. Was delicious. Next time though I would blanch the tomatoes and use them. The skins were a little annoying. I really like the dense texture of the soup. Thanks for the recipe. Will post it in my blog in the next couple of days with your link to it.

    Cheers,
    Sandhya

  3. Wow! You are a true artist! Smart, creative and precise – your presentation is so good. Not to mention how clear the recipes are. Thank you for sharing.

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