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Sep 18, 2012

Lazy Lady's Recipe: Creamy Tomato Soup


Shawn's favorite soup is tomato, yet I've never made it other than out of a Campbell's can (gasp!).

When I stumbled across this Creamy Tomato Soup recipe in an old issue of Simple & Delicious, I knew it'd be worth a try. It's not as "from scratch" as it could be, but it's still so rich and yummy!
Here's what you need:

1 can (29 oz) tomato sauce
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1-1/2 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp white pepper
dash hot pepper sauce
salad croutons, shredded cheddar cheese, quartered grape tomatoes 
and/or thinly sliced green onions

In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through (do not boil). Garnish with croutons, cheese, tomatoes, and/or onions. Yield: 4 servings
If you decide to try it, let me know how you like it! I thought the heavy whipping cream made it pretty rich, so, a little goes a long way. :)
Now that's some perfect fall food, folks.

6 comments:

Alli said...

Oh my goodness. That looks so good! Definitely on the menu now!

Chelsea Dawn said...

Yum. This looks really good. Now that the weather is getting colder, this recipe is on my must-try list! :)

Katie said...

Ooohhh, yes, PLEASE! I am such a sucker for tomato soup -- Absolutely going to try this. Thanks so much for sharing!

Em @ And Nothing Else Matters said...

This soup looks so yummy and simple too! Definitely going to give this a go. Yum!

FrugalFoodieMama said...

Homemade tomato soup with grilled cheese is one of my favorite lunches to make, especially on a cooler day! :) Takes just a little more effort than popping open a can, but so worth it.

Natalia Lynn said...

I love tomato soup! I'm gonna have to try this one!