The best cream of tomato soup recipe in the world
This tomato soup has rich, authentic flavor and is nothing like what you get as ready bought tomato soup from the store. So if you do not fancy the box version this is definitely something for you to try.
There are probably thousands of tomato soup recipes, however this by far is my favorite and probably the best that I have ever tried and on top of this, it is healthy, low calorie and the simplest one.
All you need is tomatoes
The main ingredient is tomatoes, if you want at least 3 portions, pick about 12 large ripe tomatoes.
I have mentioned that before and I will say it again, from green tomatoes or semi-green you will never get a good tomato soup. You have to buy the best tomatoes out there, all the flavor in this meal is coming from the tomatoes, and to ensure good results, make the right choice here.
How to choose the best tomatoes
They must be in season, so this soup is for the end of the summer when tomatoes are full of flavor, ripe and naturally sweet, this is not a winter recipe or at least the taste will not be quite there in the winter.
The ingredients you need to make 3 portions tomato soup
1 stem celery
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp honey
salt to taste
How to make quick and easy tomato soup
Peal the tomatoes and cut in small peaces. Add in the pot with the onion and the celery, all tiny chopped and 2 tbsp of olive oil or any other oil by your choice and simmer for at least 40 minutes with the lid on.
Stir occasionally and at the end blend until smooth, I usually use hand blender, if too tick add some water, and season with salt and honey. This is it, the best tomato soup in the world ans is so quick and easy to make.
How to serve tomato soup
I usually serve it with basil, parsley, cooked quinoa, pasta and bread or crackers.
You can also add some meatballs, hot dogs, yellow cheese cubes right before you serve, sausages, a table spoon of cream or yogurt for a non vegetarian version.
If you want to spice it up you can add some cayenne pepper, garlic or chilly.
Good to know
This tomato soup recipe is low-fat and low calorie, perfect for dieting. When cold you can use it as a dip for veggies or chips. You can freeze the soup for up to 6 months, which means you can make a big batch in the summer when the tomatoes are at their peak and eat it in the winter. The best way to thaw the soup is over night in the fridge.