Slow Cooker Easy Tomato Soup
Tue 18th, Nov, 2014
Helloooo, back to the soup series and easy soup recipes from the plastic sleeve living in my junk drawer – now are you ready for the easiest homemade tomato soup in the world ever, are you ready to woo the world with your culinary delights by opening a few cartons and taking off a few lids? Strap yourself in and come on down.
This my friends was a little note of a recipe on a scrappy bit of paper in the plastic sleeve which has been travelling with me since Honeymoon Baby came into my world…as you know this little sleeve was lost at the back of the drawer in the kitchen for a while but has recently come to life…
So this soup was entitled on the scrap of paper Easy Italian Tomato Soup, I have no idea to the authenticity of this, not having eaten tomato soup in Italy, so I am presuming I made this up in the days when I was living in the heart of England going about my daily stuff with a baby but daydreaming of life in the Umbrian countryside, or perhaps the hills of Provence. Whichever it was there was a market basket on my arm, linen on my legs.
Anyhoo I quickly scanned this the other day and was very surprised at how darn easy it is and more surprised that I haven’t made this for a long time, to be quite frank I am not sure if I remember making it at all, but by the evidence on the paper (splashes of tomato) I am assuming I did.
Scrawled on this was that baby at the time (who is now 6ft 1″) was not impressed with this offering but adults were, so the other day, when to be honest I was opening and closing cupboards in the kitchen wondering what on earth would feed the masses that night, I thought I would give Easy Italian Tomato Soup a go.
The rest is history, let’s just say I will be putting this on the menu a lot.
Easy Tomato Soup Recipe
2 onions finely chopped (or use a cup or so of ready sliced frozen onions)
1 bottle Passatta
6 cups vegetable stock
1 handful garden herbs (I used Basil, Oregano, thyme and parsley or just use mixed dried herbs)
grated Parmesan to top (or any strong cheese)
1. pop all ingredients in slow cooker and cook on high 5 hours or low all day
1. sweat off onions until soft, add tomato, herbs and stock and simmer for at least an hour
2. blend to smooth, add sour cream or cream if you like
3. serve topped with cheese and crusty bread
I hope you like it, this has to be the easiest tomato soup in the world ever…and it’s healthy, tasty and very good on the pocket.
Let me know if you make it and thanks to all those lately who have left me little comments if they have made the recipes on here, I love hearing how you went with a recipe…