Tomato soup is a classic comfort food that has been a favorite for generations. It's perfect for cold days when you need something warm and cozy to fill you up. This creamy tomato soup recipe takes the classic to the next level with its rich and indulgent flavor. The creamy texture of this soup makes it perfect for dipping a warm grilled cheese sandwich.
1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add diced onions and minced garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
Add flour to the pot and stir until a paste forms. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add crushed tomatoes, chicken or vegetable broth, salt, pepper, and paprika to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 15 minutes.
Use an immersion blender or transfer the soup to a blender and puree until smooth.
Return the soup to the pot and stir in heavy cream. Heat until warmed through, about 5 minutes.
Serve hot with a side of grilled cheese for the ultimate comfort meal.
This creamy tomato soup recipe is an easy and delicious way to enjoy a classic comfort food. It's perfect for a cozy night in or a quick lunch. The addition of heavy cream makes it rich and indulgent, while the crushed tomatoes provide a hearty base. Serve with a side of grilled cheese for the ultimate comfort meal.