Recipe: Crockpot Tomato Soup

Here's a recipe for a simple and wonderful homemade tomato soup, 
perfect for these cold, wintery days. 

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I used 6 large tomatoes and threw them into my crockpot with 

2 tbsp butter
a few bay leaves
dried basil
and garlic powder. 

I  then added 
2 cups of chicken broth 
and set my crockpot on LOW for 6 hours. 

After 6 or so hours, 
the tomatoes will be soft and falling apart. 
I took a fork to them 
and mashed them up. 

Then I used my awesome hand-blender
to smooth things out even more. 
If you don't have a hand-blender, 
a normal blender or mixer will work just fine. 
Just be very careful, the soup is SO hot! 

Finally, I added
1 cup of heavy cream 
and grated Parmesan cheese to my soup. 

Serve up and enjoy with a grilled cheese sandwich! 

This recipe makes a TON of soup, 
so I would recommend freezing your leftovers 

Happy Tomato Souping! 


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