Creamy Tomato Soup With Herbs

“An easy, delicious tomato soup without the fancy price of the "gourmet" soup to be found on the grocery shelf. From the "Desperation Dinners" ladies: Beverly Mills & Alicia Ross... one of my favorite columns in the (Raleigh NC) News & Observer.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in 4 1/2 qt Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Peel and chop onion and add to pot, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, stir and cook 30 seconds.
  4. Add tomatoes with juice and tomato sauce.
  5. Raise the heat to high and bring soup to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low.
  7. Stir in milk and Parmesan cheese; do NOT boil the soup after the milk has been added.
  8. Stir and heat for 2 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat and serve at once, garnished w/ croutons if desired.
  10. NOTE: If you cannot find the DelMonte brand of tomatoes seasoned with basil, garlic, and oregano, use plain diced tomatoes with 1/2 teaspoon each of basil and oregano.

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