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Tomato Soup

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Chef Chris Prosperi shares his favorite recipe for tomato soup.


  • 2 28-ounce cans of tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of cream
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • A couple dashes of Tabasco sauce


  • Pour canned tomatoes into a large soup pot and bring to a simmer.
  • Add the cream, minced garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder, honey, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco. Cook for about 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Puree with your immersion blender until smooth.
  • Garnish with toasted croutons, Parmesan cheese or a grilled cheese sandwich.

This recipe makes about eight to ten portions.

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