DIY Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

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DIY Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

While spring may have sprung, it’s very much still soup season. Today we’ve got a super easy spin on your classic tomato soup, straight from our friends at Honeysuckle! They like theirs topped with grilled cheese croutons, but the soup is just as tasty all on its own.

DIY Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

ROASTED TOMATO SOUP

Ingredients

1 ½ lb fresh tomatoes

Olive oil

Kosher salt

Pepper

1 onion, diced

1 carrot, chopped

1-2 cloves garlic, minced

¼ cup chopped basil

1 sprig of fresh oregano

1 sprig of fresh thyme

1 bay leaf

1 can San Marzano Tomatoes (28 oz)

1 ½ cups vegetable broth

Instructions

  1. Halve fresh tomatoes and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast on a baking sheet for 30 minutes at 450º F.
  2. In a pot, cook onions on medium high heat for 2-3 minutes or until translucent.
  3. Add carrots and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add roasted tomatoes and canned tomatoes and gently mash with a potato masher.
  5. Add herbs and pour in broth.
  6. Simmer on medium low heat for 40 minutes. Once ready, remove the herb stems (bay leaf, thyme and oregano).
  7. Blend with an immersion blender and add salt to taste.

~ Dzung Lewis, Honeysuckle

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