Tomato Soup – Best I Ever Had

Homemade soup is so easy to make and good for you. Are you a ingredient checker? Next time your in the grocery store look at the ingredients in the soup before you buy it, do you know what they all are? If you don’t know what the ingredient is, it’s likely a chemical to preserve the food and it’s cause inflation and bloating in your body.

This recipe is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s cook book It’s All Easy. It is easy and delicious!

serves 4

2 table spoons olive oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large onion, thinly sliced
3 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons tomato paste
5 large fresh basil leaves
1 can of whole tomatoes with their juice
2 cups chicken stock
1/4 cup cream
salt and pepper to taste

On medium heat in a heavy bottom pot melt the butter, add the olive oil, saute the onions with salt. Once opinions are soft after about 10 minutes add garlic, tomato paste, and basil leaves, saute for about two minutes. Add can of tomatoes with the juice from the can, break up the tomatoes a bit, add the chicken stock, bring to a boil. Once boiling reduce to a simmer, cook for 20 minutes. Take of heat and using a hand blender blend the soup to make it smooth. Salt and Pepper to taste, stir in the cream. Enjoy!

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