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Old Fashioned Tomato Soup Recipe
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Old Fashioned Tomato Soup Recipe

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Mother made this soup when I was a child, and it was always one of my favorites. After 75 years, it still is! Mother's cellar was filled with home-canned vegetables, so the basic ingredient of this soup was right at hand. It never took her long to make a kettle of this wonderful soup.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 quart milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 148 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 423 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring tomatoes to a boil. Add baking soda, garlic salt, pepper and salt if desired. Reduce heat; add the milk and butter. Heat through but do not boil. Garnish with parsley if desired. Yield: 6 servings (1-1/2 quarts).
Editor's Note: 2 cups of home-canned or freshly stewed tomatoes with liquid can be substituted for canned tomatoes.
Originally published as Old Fashioned Tomato Soup in Reminisce July/August 1994, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 148 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 423 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 14, 2013

Great lunch for late workers.

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Reviewed May. 28, 2012

A QUART of milk???? It was not creamy at all. Turned out like water. Somebody got this wrong. Maybe a cup of milk. Yuk.

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Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011 Edited Mar. 23, 2014

I will never buy another can of tomato soup again! This recipe was beyond delicious--even my teenage daughter loved it, and she doesn't even like canned tomato soup! The flavor of the soup was fresh and wholesome--it didn't have any of the vinegary tartness that the canned soups have. I add fresh dill in season, or dried, as well as any other fresh herbs that my garden is producing in Summer. Enjoy!

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Reviewed Aug. 26, 2011 Edited Mar. 23, 2014

This sounds like a great way to serve my garden tomatoes. Does anyone know if I can use them freshly diced (since there is boiling involved)? If so, would I need to add any additional ingredients to substitute from the canned tomatoes? Thank you for any advice! I can imagine serving this with homemade bread toasted with cheese! Yum!

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

This was just like the soup my elderly mother remembers her aunt making ninety years ago. She and I greatly enjoyed it. I did add a little sugar, as I always do with recipes that are strongly tomato.

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