My family really enjoys this soup when we make it from our garden tomatoes. When those tomatoes are plentiful, I make a big batch (without mayonnaise) and freeze it. Then we can enjoy it even after the garden is gone for the season.
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 pounds tomatoes, peeled and chopped
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon dill weed
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise, optional
- In a large saucepan, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender. Add tomatoes, water, bouillon, sugar and seasonings. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until tomatoes are tender. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
- Place tomato mixture in a blender, cover and process until pureed. Return to saucepan. If creamy soup is desired, stir in mayonnaise. Cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 5 servings (5 cups).
Originally published as Tomato Dill Bisque in Taste of Home August/September 1993, p25
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Reviewed Dec. 12, 2015
"made with very ripe red garden tomatoes. very good. 2012"