Classic Tomato Soup

Nothing soothes the soul more than a bowl of old-fashioned tomato soup. And it’s even better when you make it yourself. It’s so easy!
Serves 4
  • 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 -14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes, with liquid
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • Pinch sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • Freshly ground black pepper and sea salt
  1. Heat olive oil in a medium heavy pot.
  2. Add onions and garlic and sauté over medium for 9 minutes.
  3. Stir in flour.
  4. Mix in tomatoes, broth, sugar, and thyme. Season with black pepper and salt to taste.
  5. Cover and simmer over medium for 40 minutes.
  6. Place small batches of soup into a blender container and blend until smooth, yet lumpy. Return to pot and reheat if necessary.
  7. Serve immediately.

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