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Pure Cream of Tomato Soup

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Category: Soups, Main Dish, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 5 tb Butter
  • 1/2 c Onion; Chopped
  • 4 tb Unbleached Flour
  • 4 c Milk
  • 1/2 Bay Leaf
  • 1 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Baking Soda
  • 3 c Tomatoes; Chopped, Fresh,Can


Melt the butter in a soup-pot. Add the onion and cook over medium heat,
stirring, until the onion is soft but not browned. Sprinkle the flour
over the butter mixture and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
Slowly add the milk, bay leaf, sugar, and salt and continue to cook and
stir until slightly thickened. Stir the baking soda into the tomatoes.
Add the tomatoes to the milk, and bring just to a simmer. Remove from the
heat and put through a strainer. Taste and correct the seasoning. Reheat
before serving.

From the new version of Fannie Farmers Cookbook by Marion Cunningham.

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