Goat Cheese Tomato Soup

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It finally snowed at our house and what better meal than grilled cheese and tomato soup.  We are somewhat of tomato soup connoisseurs and so this recipe intrigued me.  We really enjoyed it with a couple of minor adjustments.  Enjoy!  I halved this recipe which was perfect for our little family of three.

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup yellow onion, diced (I did even less but we don’t really care for a lot of onions)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (28 ounce) can of diced tomatoes in juice
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3 cups chicken stock (or veggie stock)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup heavy cream
3 ounces goat cheese, softened
**Things I added: more salt (we are a little saltier eaters), and some basil.  It makes it just perfect.
1. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium-low heat. Add the onions and saute for about 5-7 minutes, or until translucent and tender. Add the garlic to the top of the diced onions and cook for about 1 minute, or until fragrant.2. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, chicken stock, salt, pepper, and stir. Cook the soup for 15 to 20 minutes.

3. In batches, carefully transfer the tomato mixture to the blender. Blend on low, being sure to let steam escape. Blending hot soup is a little dangerous so be careful! When you’re done blending it all, transfer it back to the soup pot.

4. Reheat the soup just until hot. Mix in the heavy cream and goat cheese.

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About melsorens

I'm a mommy who has the privilege of staying home with my three little mouths to feed and two big mouths who love to eat. I'm a believer in moderation so all of these might not be the healthiest recipes, but there is a variety and I believe in eating that way and not leaving anything out. I love good food, I like to cook, I'm not that great at it but I'm always up to try new things, share recipes and eat some more!! These are a collection of random recipes that I have in stored in a bunch of different places...this is my attempt to become more organized, so enjoy and let me know if any of these are yummy to you. View all posts by melsorens

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