Backyard Garden Tomato Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Millereg

This is one of the first soups I ever made. The fresh herbs make all the difference, and the soup frezzes very well.

Top Review by drhousespcatcher

A nice complex soup. [easy to make, complex flavor] Used Mushrooms and tomatoes. Fatfree low sodium chicken broth with garlic instead of the veggie broth. Added a dash of mixed ground pepper. Dropped the olive oil and the water. I had assumed I might have to add Tomato boullion. Nope. Was good without the addition. Serve with a rich fresh baked brown bread for a nice lunch.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 4-quart saucepan, combine the oil, onions, peppers and garlic.
  2. Cook over medium-high heat for 1 minute; cover, reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, water, vegetable stock, basil and mint.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium heat and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are just tender.
  5. Chef's Note: Mint and tomatoes make a beautiful pair.
  6. The sweetness of the mint counteracts the natural acidity in the tomatoes and eliminates the need for added sugar.

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