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Old 01-28-2011, 05:03 AM   #1
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ISO robust "tomato flavor" tomato soup recipe?

I,m looking for a tomato soup recipe which tastes like tomato but only made from fresh ingediants.

Been trying for ages but cant seem to get that intense tomato flavour.

I know that tomato paste is used in most recipes , but what did our ancestors use prior to canned tomato paste?

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Old 01-28-2011, 05:47 AM   #2
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I'm not big on tomato soup so i've never tempted this one, but I did some looking around for recipes that call fresh tomatoes instead of canned diced...or canned over all.
Out of all the recipes I went through this one looks most legit and makes the most sense to me

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com

i would leave out the cloves and instead of running it through a mill, i'd probably skin the tomatoes, seed them and use them that way and then i'd just take my stick blender to it and puree the life out of it..and a vegetable stock instead of chicken.

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Old 01-28-2011, 07:11 AM   #3
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If it is winter for you, it will be hard to get a tomato with intense flavor. Try roasting some tomatoes to intensify the flavor prior to making your soup. Even though it is cold and tomatoes seem a bit anemic, I've had good luck with roasting to get the last bit of sunshine from them.
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If it is winter for you, it will be hard to get a tomato with intense flavor. Try roasting some tomatoes to intensify the flavor prior to making your soup. Even though it is cold and tomatoes seem a bit anemic, I've had good luck with roasting to get the last bit of sunshine from them.
I just came to this thread to say the same thing as Kathleen. I would also add, to purchase Roma tomatoes, then do your roasting. However, this will work much better in the summer.
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Old 01-28-2011, 03:59 PM   #5
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I,m looking for a tomato soup recipe which tastes like tomato but only made from fresh ingediants.

Been trying for ages but cant seem to get that intense tomato flavour.

I know that tomato paste is used in most recipes , but what did our ancestors use prior to canned tomato paste?
It wasn't too long ago I was looking for the same answer.
I got it here. TNT Summer Tomato Soup

It's kind of a long thread to read. The outcome of that recipe was and is awesome and well worth the effort. Follow Kadesma's directions.. Mine weren't all that.

I lost the original picture while editing it. It was a beauty to. Taught me to back things up.

Good luck.

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I agree with Kathleen and Chef June... I always oven roast my tomatoes (Roma's) as if I was oven drying them, I love the intense tomatoey (is that a word) flavor I get from doing it that way...
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I agree with Kathleen and Chef June... I always oven roast my tomatoes (Roma's) as if I was oven drying them, I love the intense tomatoey (is that a word) flavor I get from doing it that way...
Tomatoey! I may steal that word!
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Old 01-30-2011, 12:54 AM   #8
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I would rehydrate some sundried tomatoes and puree, then add to the soup. They are not techincally fresh, but were once and can still be considered raw, I suppose.
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I would think that tomatoes which are canned fresh should taste fresh.
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I, too would either roast winter grocery store tomatoes or use canned. My problem with canned tomato soup is that they have too high a carb count for my husband. Tomato soup shouldn't need sugar; don't get me wrong, I used tomato paste to thicken some sauces and chilies, but soup? In some cases you're better off heating some V8 and adding seasonings to taste. I use V8 as a shortcut for many tomato based recipes, especially in the winter.
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