Fresh French Tomato Soup
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Serves: 5
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 10-12 ripe roma tomatoes (you can sub for 2 14.5 oz cans of tomatoes, but it will lose the awesome freshness)
  • 2½ cups water (or enough to cover the tomatoes)
  • ⅔ cup cashews
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1½ tsp dried mustard powder
  • 1½ tsp better than bullion NO chicken base
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • a pinch of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Chop onion and saute in a medium size pot in olive oil until onions begin to be soft. Add in the garlic and saute for another minute.
  2. Wash and slice the tomatoes and place in your pot with the onions and garlic. Pour in the 2½ cups water and bring it to a boil. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. Pour about 1 cup of this mixture along with ⅔ cup cashews into a blender and blend until smooth. Add in the remaining ingredients (including the tomato/onion/garlic mixture) and blend until smooth.
Recipe by Green Leaves and Jam, a Plant-Based Diet at