Who needs Campbells?? Homemade tomato soup is so delicious you will never buy a can again!!!
What you'll need:
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 pounds ripe Italian plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 garlic clove, roughly chopped
3 cups vegetable stock
½ cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons sun-dried tomato paste (or regular if you can't find it)
2 tablespoons fresh basil, shredded
2/3 cup heavy cream
salt and freshly ground pepper
What you'll do:
Heat oil and butter in large saucepan. Add the onion and cook gently until onions are soft. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and garlic, then add the stock, white wine, and sun-dried tomato paste, with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat, half-cover the pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Blend the soup with the basil in a blender or food processor, then press through a sifter into a clean pan. Add the cream and heat through, stirring. Do not boil. Serve warm.
** This soup is so good!! Try it with grilled cheese or freshly baked bread!! Sooooo Yummmmmy!!!