Classic Garlic and Tomato Soup

Grandmothers often said garlic was good for what ails you, and we now know they were right. This tomato-garlic soup uses 10 cloves, but because garlic mellows as it cooks, it has a mild, slightly sweet flavour.

Classic garlic and tomato soup recipe
Classic Garlic and Tomato Soup
Recipe courtesy of The Ultimate Soup Cookbook, Reader's Digest
Classic Garlic and Tomato Soup
Recipe courtesy of The Ultimate Soup Cookbook, Reader's Digest
Servings
6
Servings
6
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large non-stick saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter and heat oil.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté 25 minutes or until onions are very soft and golden.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, broth, tomato sauce, thyme, bay leaf, sugar, salt and pepper.
  4. Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer the tomato-garlic soup, covered, for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove bay leaf and stir in parsley.