Slow cooked tomato soup made with home grown tomatoes.
Slow Cooked Tomato Soup
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs 30 mins
 
Fresh ingredients and a long slow cooking make this soup spectacular.
Course: Soup
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 127 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
  • 5 pounds fresh tomatoes
  • 4 cups chopped sweet onions
  • 2 whole large unpeeled chopped carrots
  • 2-4 cloves garlic whole
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon corn starch
  • 4-5 leaves fresh basil plus extra for garnish
  • Parmesan cheese for serving optional
Instructions
  1. Wash, core, and roughly chopped tomatoes
  2. Add tomatoes, onions, carrots, and garlic into a large stock pot.
  3. Heat slowly over low heat.
  4. Stir occasionally
  5. When tomatoes have totally soften and fallen apart, approx. 2 hours, remove from heat and process through a food mill.
  6. Return sauce to pan.
  7. Add chicken broth, salt and pepper and sugar.
  8. Continue cooking for about one hour allowing soup to reduce.
  9. Mix corn starch with one tablespoon water. Add to soup. Bring back to a boil and allow to thicken just slightly.
  10. Just before serving, add basil.
  11. Garnish with additional basil and Parmesan cheese.
Recipe Notes

Soup can be cooled and frozen. Allow to thaw before reheating. Add basil after reheating.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooked Tomato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 1132mg49%
Potassium 1179mg34%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 3220IU64%
Vitamin C 71mg86%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.