Creamy Tomato Soup

Fall is the season for warm, comfort foods that you can eat curled up on the couch with a blanket and a sweater. This is a recipe for an easy and quick tomato soup, that wont make too much of a mess.

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Ingredients:

1-2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 onion, chopped

1-2 cloves of garlic, chopped

2 cans of peeled whole tomatoes, squished by hand

1 1/2 cups of chicken broth (can be substituted for water)

salt and pepper

1/2 cup of milk or heavy cream (optional)

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Chop the onion and garlic cloves

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Empty the two cans of tomatoes into a large bowl and squish them with your hands until mostly broken down

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Put 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot, on medium heat

Add onion and garlic and cook until transparent, about 3-5 minutes

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Add the crushed tomatoes, their juices, and the 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth to the pot

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Stir. Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 10 minutes

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Put soup in a food processor or blender and blend until liquid

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Add 1/2 cup of milk or heavy cream and stir on low heat

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Top with parmesan cheese or salt and pepper to taste and serve!

-Anna

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