Yesterday I was looking for an easy tomato soup recipe and found this one on Marin Mama Cooks. It's an heirloom tomato soup. I realize heirloom tomatoes aren't in season right now so I used a combination of hot house, yellow and orange tomatoes. The recipe calls for overripe tomatoes so I was lucky enough to find a container of overripe hot house tomatoes for $2 on the reduce for Quick sale shelf at FarmBoy.
First step is to gather and prep your veggies! The recipe calls for 2 cloves of garlic...I added 3 for good measure!
Chop your tomatoes into chunks. Don't those tomatoes look great in my newly thrifted Spring Blossom Cinderella bowl?
Using a dutch oven "sweat" onions and herbs in 1/4 of Olive Oil.
Add your chopped tomatoes, garlic and salt, let simmer for 10-15 minutes until tomatoes are broken down.
Remove herbs and add another 1/4 cup of Olive Oil and 1 teaspoon of Balsamic Vinegar.
Remove from heat and blend using a blender or immersion blender. Return to heat until ready to serve.
Heading over to Feminine Adventures for Thrifty Thursday!
Until we thrift again...