Tomato Soup
Author: Jillian
  • 1-2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • Jar tomato sauce (used one we canned from last year)
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 fresh, or frozen tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley + a few baby leaves for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Saute onion until translucent
  2. Add a small pinch kosher salt
  3. Add garlic and stir until you can smell it (a minute or two)
  4. Add basil and stir
  5. Add tomatoes and cook for a few minutes, stirring
  6. Add tomato sauce
  7. Add 2 cups water
  8. Cook for 15 minutes
  9. Blend in pan using a hand or stick blender
  10. Stir in 1/2 the chopped parsley (add more if you like)
  11. Taste, and season with salt and pepper
  12. Taste again in 5 minutes and adjust seasoning to your liking
  13. Feel free to use a little siracha, or your favorite pepper sauce to spice things up a bit
  14. Garnish with parsley if you wish, or use fresh basil when in season
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