Summer Recipe: Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Aug 17, 2012 09:32 PM EDT

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Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich
Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich (Photo : Flickr / neil conway)

There comes a time in every summer garden when the gardener has the delicious dilemma of what to do with a bounty of fresh tomatoes. Besides making sauce, there is a good way of using it. It's making a delicious and fresh tomato soup. It is a very simple recipe but incredibly tasty and satisfying, especially when served with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich.

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Ingredients

5 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
1 slice onion
4 whole cloves
2 cups chicken broth
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp white sugar

Directions

1. In a stock pot, place the tomatoes, onion, cloves and chicken broth over medium heat.
2. Bring to a boil and boil for about 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and run the mixture through a food mill into a large bowl. Remove any stuff left over in the food mill.
3. In the empty stockpot, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour to make a roux, and cook until the roux is a medium brown.
4. Whisk in a bit of the tomato mixture gradually. Season with sugar and salt to taste.

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