Easy Recipes Inspired By My West Coast Kitchen Garden On Vancouver Island

Easiest Creamy Tomato Soup

Easiest Winter Cream of Tomato Soup

Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Sweet Yellow Onion diced
  • 2 Cans Tomatoes with their juice 14 oz
  • 1 c Heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp each Rosemary+Thyme or 1/4 c each Basil+Parsley if it's summer
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Saute onion in olive oil until transcluscent
  2. Add tomatoes and juice and simmer until reduced by 1/4
  3. Add in herbs, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper and whiz with immersion blender until almost smooth. I like it to have a bit of texture but you can puree until smooth if desired.
  4. Stir in heavy cream and season to taste with S+P

Easiest Winter Cream of Tomato Soup

March 27, 2018
: 4
: 20 min
: Easy

This is a great quick soup in the winter when only the woody herbs are still green and nothing else is growing.

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Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Sweet Yellow Onion, diced
  • 2 Cans Tomatoes with their juice(?oz)
  • 1 c Heavy Cream
  • Fresh Herbs: 1 Tsp each Rosemary+Thyme (or 1/4 c each Basil+Parsley if it's summer)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Directions
  • Step 1 Saute onion in olive oil until transcluscent
  • Step 2 Add tomatoes and juice and simmer until reduced by 1/4
  • Step 3 Add in herbs, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper and whiz with immersion blender until almost smooth. I like it to have a bit of texture but you can puree until smooth if desired.
  • Step 4 Stir in heavy cream and season to taste with S+P