Roasted Tomato Soup
Serving Size: Serves 4
2 pounds tomatoes, cut in wedges
1 red pepper, cut in half and seeded
1 onion, sliced into rings
4 cloves garlic, whole and unpeeled
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon oregano
2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1/4 cup heavy cream, optional
Adapted From: Closetcooking.com
Roasting tomatoes brings out their flavor making this simple tomato soup oh so good! Serve with grilled cheese sammies.
Place the tomatoes, red pepper, onions and garlic on a baking pan with the cut sides up. Drizzle a bit of olive oil over everything and season with salt and pepper. Roast in a 375F preheated oven for 45 minutes. Place everything but the cream into a saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes. Puree with a hand blender to desired consistency and mix in the cream.