Creamy Tomato Soup
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • two 28-cans of crushed or whole tomatoes crushed/diced
  • 1 cup sweet onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • croutons
Instructions
  1. In a large saute pan, melt butter and olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic and cook for about 15 minutes
  3. Add tomatoes, sugar, salt, oregano, and red pepper
  4. Cover and heat over low heat for 1 hour
  5. Remove from heat, pour into blender and blend until smooth
  6. Stir in cream
  7. Garnish with croutons if desired
Notes
Use a high-quality brand of tomato (RedPack is my favorite but it's sometimes hard to find. Imported tomatoes or San Marzanos are very good)
Recipe by Feeling Foodish at http://feelingfoodish.com/creamy-tomato-soup/