Saturday, February 11, 2012

Quick Tomato Soup

You can have quick homemade tomato soup 
for lunch in 15 minutes.
 This recipe uses a 28-oz. can of crushed tomatoes.
 Serve topped with shredded Parmesan cheese.
Make yourself a grilled cheese sandwich and enjoy!

Quick Tomato Soup
1 T olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1-28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 C chicken broth
1 T lemon juice
1/2 t salt
1/2 t sugar
1/4 t pepper
2 T chopped fresh basil 
       or parsley
2 T butter
(optional 1/2 C cream for creamy tomato soup)
shredded Parmesan cheese for topping
Heat oil in medium saucepan and stir in the garlic. 
Heat until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add the remaining 6 ingredients.
Simmer for 10 minutes. 
Stir in the butter and basil until melted. 
Add the optional cream if you want a creamy soup. 
Heat thoroughly. 
Serve sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.