Tomato Soup II

Tomato Soup II

Tomatoes are slowly cooked with onions and celery, then pureed and strained and cooked again with seasonings to make a thick, smooth soup.

Serves 52 quarts

Prep time: 60 minutes
Cook time: 180 minutes

Calories: 147.81
Total Fat: 4.31 g
Total Carbohydrate: 23.90 g
Protein: 3.35 g

Ingredients:

14 quarts ripe tomatoes, chopped
7 onions, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3 bay leaves
0.25 cup salt
0.375 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons seasoning salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  1. Place tomatoes, onions, celery, parsley and bay leaves in a large pot and cook, covered, on low heat for 1 to 2 hours, until quite soft and fragrant.
  2. Remove bay leaves and blend tomato mixture in batches in a food processor or blender, then run through a sieve and return juice to pot. Stir in salt, sugar, seasoning salt, pepper and garlic salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook, uncovered, 1 to 2 hours, until thickened.

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