Tomato Soup

And they asked him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them. Blessed is the one who is not offended by me.”

Matt 11:3-6

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March 14, 2015

Happy Pi Day! Here is a delicious homemade tomato soup. I cheated a little and used some canned ingredients because it was winter when I made this and the only fresh ingredients I could get my hands on weren't that good.


Combine in a medium sized pan and bring to a boil:

Make a roux in a separate pan:

Add roux and the following ingredients to tomatoes:

Stir and let the mixture high simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the bayleaf set aside. Purée in a blender. Return to pan with bayleaf to simmer for another 10 minutes. Reduce heat and add 1/2 cup of cream. Let it finish for 5 minutes while you make some grilled cheese sandwiches to serve with it. Enjoy!

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