Tomato Potato Soup is ‘Soup’er

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It is a stormy Sunday with rain and wind. The perfect day for some delicious tasty chunky tomato potato soup.

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I like soups and stews the day after they are cooked, as they are always thicker and tastier. So this soup was made yesterday but will be eaten today. Of course the cook had to taste test it a few times!

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 4 cups peeled and cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • garlic if you prefer
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 cups broth, your choice of chicken or vegetable

I used frozen onion and celery from all the frozen goodness I made in the summer. You can of course, use fresh chopped. I just made sure they were defrosted before sauteing them in oil.

making tomato potato soup at craftygardener.ca

Another one of my favourite cooking utensils is this chopper. It has a serrated edge and is a quick and easy way to chop veggies.

Directions

making tomato potato soup at craftygardener.ca
  • saute onions and celery until tender in oil
  • add carrots, potatoes, stir well
  • add italian seasoning and garlic
  • stir well
making tomato potato soup at craftygardener.ca
  • slowly add milk, stir well
  • bring to boil slowly
making tomato potato soup at craftygardener.ca
  • add broth and tomatoes
  • I also added a half cup of frozen peas, but that is your decision
  • mix well
  • return to boil then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until carrots and potatoes are soft
making tomato potato soup at craftygardener.ca

Once cooked I take just under half of the soup and put it in the blender to reach a smooth consistency. Then I add it back to the rest of the soup and mix well.

making tomato potato soup at craftygardener.ca

The soup is creamy and chunky and tastes delicious.

What a difference a week makes, last week we were basking in near 20 Celsius weather and enjoying bbq’d fried egg sandwiches, and this week we are chilly and needing comfort food.

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7 Responses

    • Crafty Gardener

      This one was deliciious, even hubby enjoyed his sample yesterday, so we are having it for dinner tonight with some crusty bread. Perfect for a cold and rainy and windy day.

  1. Julie C

    Hi Linda, Oooh this does look tasty, you are right our weather is cool and frosty then it is mild again. It is very wet at the moment with plenty of mud for Bruno to walk through he is loving this weather.

  2. Deb in Hawaii

    Yes, soups are always so much better the next day. This one looks both hearty and delicious–thanks for sharing it with Souper Sundays at Kahakai Kitchen this week.

  3. Myrtle

    Morning Linda Tomato, potato soup I would not have thought of. I would have to use tomato sauce to make this as I would be sharing with Dana & Al and Al cannot have anything with seeds. It is time for me to make a pot of soup, I have stock in my freezer as a starter.

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