How To Make Homemade Tomato Soup

Thanks for watching It’s Only Food w/Chef John Politte. Today we are making Homemade Tomato Soup. Here is the recipe: Ingredients • 2-stalks celery • 1-onion • 2-carrots • 2-cloves garlic • ½ pound bacon • ¼ pound butter • ¼ cup flour • 1 Tablespoon chicken base in 2 cups water • 28 ounce can tomato paste • 1-quart grape tomatoes • Fresh parsley • 2 Bay leaves • 1 sprig fresh thyme • 1 teaspoon peppercorns Method 1. Dice bacon and add to large saucepan. Begin rendering on medium heat 2. Prepare mirepoix with the onions, celery, and carrots-add to the rendering bacon and cook until carrots are tender, and the onions are translucent, 3. Add garlic and stir well. 4. Slowly melt the butter to prepare for roux 5. Add the tomatoes, fresh herbs, and peppercorns to the bacon mixture and stir well. 6. add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Cook until the tomatoes split and release their flavor 7. Turn the heat to low and add the tomato paste, stir well. 8. Add the roux and cook for 5 minutes stirring frequently. 9. strain through a large sieve or use an immersion blender to puree the soup. 10. Add the cream and chiffonade fresh basil for garnish if you wish Serves 8 _________________________________________________________________________________________ MY WEBSITE: PURCHASE ALL MY GOURMET SEASONINGS TIPS FOR STARTING YOUR OWN COOKING CHANNEL: TO GROW YOUR CHANNEL, CLICK HERE: MY AMAZON AFFILIATE STOREFRONT: Click to see all the gear and goodies I use for the show STALK ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: • Facebook: • Instagram: Music from YouTube Audio Library “Soul Kitchen” by BADLUCK “Rabid” by ETHAN MEIXSELL “Fender_Bender” by BAD SNACKS #homemade #soup #tomatosoup