Tomato and red pepper soup

Ingredients
  • 1 onion
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans tomatoes
  • 1 jar roasted red peppers
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • fresh herbs, if available

Instructions
  1. Saute onion, celery, and garlic in olive oil until onion is transparent, about 15 minutes. 
  2. Add remaining ingredients except fresh herbs. Simmer 45 minutes or more. Add fresh herbs 5–10 minutes before next step.
  3. Purée soup in blender or put through a food mill. Return to pot and simmer more to thicken, if desired.

Serves 4.


Recipe adapted from here.