This is the Homemade Tomato Soup recipe.
- Prep: 15 min
- Cooking: 20 min
- 10 ripe tomatoes
- 1 large onion minced
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh basil chopped
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 1 pinch of sugar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
- 3 cups (750 mL) warm Milk
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Scald tomatoes so they peel easily and chop them.
Heat olive oil in skillet and sauté onion until transparent. Add tomatoes and sugar and bring to a boil. Add oregano, salt and pepper to taste and simmer until tomatoes are almost done.
While tomatoes are cooking, melt butter in a large cooking pot. Blend in flour and gradually add milk. Bring to a boil and stir until thickened. Gradually add tomatoes with a ladle, stirring constantly. Add fresh basil. Simmer, stirring often, then enjoy!
Soup may be served as is or blended into a delicious cream of tomato soup.