Potage de Tomate (or Tomato Soup if you prefer!!)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
15 mins
Cook
45 mins

This is a very tasty "homemade" tomato soup that isn't a lot of trouble to make. My family likes it for supper with grilled cheese sandwichs

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Chop the onion and saute in the butter in a 6 quart pot until soft and clear, but do not brown.
  2. Add the tomatoes with liquid,tomato paste, thyme, sugar, salt and pepper to the pot, and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. Add 2 cups of the broth and simmer for 15 minutes more.
  4. Remove the soup from the heat and puree in the food processor or a ricer.
  5. Pour through a strainer to remove the seeds.
  6. Add more broth if needed to reach the consistency you desire.
  7. Reheat the soup stirring in the heavy cream, but do not boil.
  8. Garnish if you wish with chopped fresh basil, or chopped fresh chives, or chopped green onion.
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5 5

This soup is amazing - It's so good I'm giving it 10 stars! I made it just as the recipe called for and didn't change a thing and I never will! I used the stick blender and didn't have to strain it. I did separate 1/2 of it to freeze (before I added the cream) because I knew it would be too much for just the two of us. I served it with grilled cheese, bacon and tomato sandwiches. Mmmmmm. I made this a second time - this makes a lot - had enough to serve to a family of 6 and still had enough left over to freeze for another time.