Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe

Rating 5.0
| 2
This classic creamy tomato soup relies on mirepoix, a mix of onion, carrots, celery and butter, for its subtle flavor. Serve it with a grilled cheese sandwich for a comforting meal.
Dinner
French
11
ingredients
7
steps
50
minutes
Chef Susie is a cookbook author, chocolatier, pastry chef and culinary educator with more than a decade of experience teaching and running an artisan chocolate business, which has been featured on the Food Network. Prior to beginning her culinary career, Chef Susie worked as a TV executive at three of the Big Four networks. She is now the author of three books, the latest based on her award-winning culinary travel blog.

Ingredients

Servings:
8
3 tblsp
butter
2
shallots, peeled and chopped
1
medium onion, peeled and chopped
2 cup(s)
chopped carrots
2
celery stalks, chopped
1 cup(s)
chicken or vegetable stock
1
28-32 oz can diced or crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup(s)
whole milk
1/2 cup(s)
cream
1/4 tsp
white pepper
1 tsp
kosher salt

Directions 7 steps | 50 Minutes

Step 1

In a large saucepan over low heat, add the butter, shallots, onion, carrots and celery. 

Step 2

Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in the chicken (or vegetable) stock, tomatoes and milk. Heat thoroughly, about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Scoop out the vegetables with a slotted spoon. (See notes.)

Step 5

Stir in the cream, pepper and salt

Step 6

Continue to cook on low heat until it is thoroughly heated but not boiling, about 5 minutes.

Step 7

Season to taste and serve hot. Enjoy!


Notes:

This flavorful tomato soup can be served in two ways:

  1. As a rustic vegetable soup if the vegetables are left in.

  2. As a thin, refined soup to serve as a first course if you take the vegetables out.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
175
FAT
11.1 g
PROTEIN
4.2 g
CARBS
17.1 g

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Jessica S.

Jessica

29 Jul 2022

Tomato soup is the ultimate comfort food and I love being able to make it fresh with this recipe.....and I learned a new culinary term "mirepoix"!!

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Glen B.

Glen

11 Jul 2022

Soup to warm my belly and my heart. 😍

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