Creamy Tomato Soup
 
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The perfect soup to enjoy with a grilled cheese or a bacon grilled cheese sandwich.
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup shallot, diced
  • 2 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 28 ounce garden fresh or canned crushed tomatoes with basil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ cup half and half, regular or fat free
  • ¼ cup low sodium chicken broth or water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • Few cracks of black pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in shallots and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook for about 1 minute more.
  3. Add in crushed tomatoes, sugar, oregano, basil, half and half, broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a low boil and then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for just about 15 minutes longer.
  4. Serve warm.
Notes
*For a thicker soup, use less broth or water. For a thinner soup add more broth or water, a few tablespoons at a time.
Recipe by The 29 Minute Mom at http://the29minutemom.com/weekly-meal-plan-week-5/