Tasty Tomato Soup

This is the perfect side to a gluten-free grilled cheese sandwich, and also great to pack for a hot lunch.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 10 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1¾ cups gluten-free vegetable broth
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped basil

Directions

  • Peel and chop the tomatoes, then place them in a large bowl and set them aside.
  • In a large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for about 3 minutes or until the onion is tender.
  • Add the tomatoes, cover the pan, and cook for about 5 minutes to soften the tomatoes.
  • Add the vegetable broth and tomato paste. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, and then reduce it to a simmer. Cover the pan and cook for another 10–15 minutes.
  • Pour the soup into a blender or food processor, 1 cup at a time. Do not overfill the blender. Blend the mixture until it is smooth.
  • Pour blended soup into serving bowls to serve and sprinkle with basil and remaining olive oil.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 10 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1¾ cups gluten-free vegetable broth
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped basil

Directions

  • Peel and chop the tomatoes, then place them in a large bowl and set them aside.
  • In a large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for about 3 minutes or until the onion is tender.
  • Add the tomatoes, cover the pan, and cook for about 5 minutes to soften the tomatoes.
  • Add the vegetable broth and tomato paste. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, and then reduce it to a simmer. Cover the pan and cook for another 10–15 minutes.
  • Pour the soup into a blender or food processor, 1 cup at a time. Do not overfill the blender. Blend the mixture until it is smooth.
  • Pour blended soup into serving bowls to serve and sprinkle with basil and remaining olive oil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium40mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars14g
Protein6g