Just Add Cream!

OK, I’ve talked enough about roasting tomatoes, and since I don’t want to borrow any more ovens (Thank you, Jeannie and Kathie!), I came up with something new. (Yes, these beauties are still coming out of our garden!)
Using the exact same ingredients as my roasted tomato recipe, start by sauteing garlic in olive oil.
Add tomatoes – any kind, skins, seeds and all (no stems!)
Add fresh basil, salt, pepper, sugar, fill one big pot.
Cook ingredients on the stove, boiling, then simmering for 45 minutes.
Allow to cool.
Puree in the blender.
Pour into Ziploc bags.  And I marked, “just add cream.”
This might sound funny, but I’m always thinking ahead for my family ( just in case something happens to me), so my family will know what to do!
In this case, defrost, and just add the cream = tomato soup, right?
I think I feel a winter night’s dinner of Toasted Cheese and Tomato Soup coming on!
Have you thought about making homemade Tomato Soup?

26 comments on “Just Add Cream!”

  1. mmmm what a great reminder. I need to make my annual batch of tomato soup. I do the same thing and freeze it.

    Thanks for dropping by. A remodel huh? Can't wait to see the results.

  2. yum! Costco has apparently stopped carrying the kind we got there so we may have to try it. They have also stopped carrying the "good" chocolate chips. :( Thanks for this idea. Kelly

  3. My grandmother, who grew up in the Depression, used to make tomato soup like this and if she didn't have fresh tomatoes she would buy canned. It is by far my favourite and always reminds me of her.

  4. Fabulously simple! Thank you! I usually bottle my tomatoes and then make the soup when I open the bottle but this looks so much easier. I have some tomatoes that are still good but not canning worthy. I will have to try this. Thanks for sharing.

  5. You have inspired me, once again!

  6. Awesome idea!
    Thanks for sharing.
    love ya!

  7. Well, I am going to now!! THank you!

  8. great idea!! Looks delicious.

  9. Yum…sounds wonderful!! I've made homemade tomatoe soup once. It was pretty good! Let us know how it tasted

  10. The perfect thing for the unending cherry tomatoes…

    don't the seeds make it bitter, though?

    deb meyers

  11. WHY is it that I can't seem to type HAVE in the correct order??????

  12. I ahve never even THOUGHT about making home made tomato soup but this looks so YUMMYLICIOUS that I am going to do it….and have it with grilled cheese sandwiches for dinner one night! Thanks so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pinky

  13. Sandy, I just love the heart God has given you for family!…that you would take the extra 15 seconds to prepare something and leave a little note with how to prepare…I love that!! Encourages me to take things one step further in order to bless those around me… love it!

  14. That's the all time favorite meal at camp. Tomato soup and toasted cheese sandwiches… Sounds real good. Your tomato soup mixture looks fabulous…

  15. Very cool! Thanks for sharing :)

  16. That looks great! I've always thought about that and with a load of tomatoes waiting to be harvested I need to come up with some ideas for them…now I wonder how I could make that dairy free?

  17. New follower…and you just hooked me! I LOVE anything tomato. What a great idea to freeze it.

    You have a beautiful blog here,and look forward to coming back often.

  18. You are such a good mom!!! Love homemade tomato soup.

  19. I made a pot last night.

  20. mmmmm genius!!!

  21. That is such a great idea…and it looks unbelieveable. Thanks for the idea!

  22. What a smart, smart idea!

  23. I have never made tomato soup, but it is my very favorite soup. Hmmmm…

    And I always worry about the what if's too.

  24. Wow, this looks amazing!

  25. I just made some the other day! And I made a loaf of no knead bread….ohhhhhhh it was soooo good!

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