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Tomato Vegetable Soup

Gardening is one of my many hobbies and this recipe is a great way to use fresh tomatoes. It makes a wonderful light meal, served with crackers or herb-flavored croutons.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Cook: 50 min.
  • Makes
    about 8 servings (2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups water
  • 2-1/2 pounds fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

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