This is my favorite time of year for garden-eating, because I get to eat Tomato Everything.
Fresh Tomatoes on Pizza.
Grilled Cheese & Tomato Sammiches.
And homemade Tomato Soup.
We made this the other day – it’s one of my favorite non-recipes.
More or less: cook a hot sausage (we used chorizo) in a deepish pan. Once it’s rendered some fat and is cooked, pull out the sausage and put it aside. Toss in two onions and plenty of garlic, chopped roughly. Cook until tender, then add a bunch of fresh tomatoes.
Add some fluid – usually water – and maybe a bit of bouillon – or just stock, but we have bouillon around, not stock, so.
Let cook until the tomatoes are stewy and the soup is red all the way through. Add the sausage back in, and add fish sauce & molasses to round out the flavor.
Stir a little cream in at the table & enjoy.
(bonus? It’s so cold this summer, we can actually enjoy soup).
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