Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is the tomato soup the canned soup companies dream of. Can be made with Italian style or grape tomatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 8 quart stock pot, bring fresh tomatoes and canned tomato sauce to a boil.
  2. Lower heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Add onion, celery salt, sugar, bay leaf and clove to tomato mixture.
  4. Simmer 5 more minutes.
  5. While tomatoes are simmering, melt butter in a small sauce pan.
  6. Sauté onion until tender and golden.
  7. Remove onion and set aside.
  8. Add flour, salt and pepper to the oil to make a thick paste.
  9. Slowly add milk, and heat over medium heat until milk is thickened.
  10. Stir continuously, do not boil.
  11. After tomatoes have simmered 15 minutes, remove bay leaf and cloves.
  12. Puree with hand-held mixture.
  13. Add baking soda.
  14. Slowly add milk mixture, stirring constantly.
  15. Heat 1 minute.
  16. Add scallion as garnish when served.
  17. Serves 4-6.