Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

You may also make this recipe with regular or fat-free half and half. A very nice smooth and tasty soup.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and saute' until translucent, about 2 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add garlic and thyme and saute' for 2 minutes.
  4. Add crushed tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes and balsamic vinegar.
  5. Bring to simmer, about 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Reduce to low and stir in baking soda.
  7. Add half and half, stir well and bring to a simmer. DO NOT BOIL.
  8. Use an immersion blender to puree' soup in the saucepan or puree' soup in batches in a food processor or blender.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve hot.
Most Helpful

Easy to make; a big bang for the buck.

Trucster March 05, 2006