Saturday, January 4, 2014

Crockpot Tomato Soup

1/4 cup of olive oil 
1/4 cup Portuguese red wine or a dry red
1 onion chopped
1 pound tomatoes chopped
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup stelline pasta (small stars)
s+p to taste

  1. When crockpot has been heated to high add oil, onions and s+p. Let the onions soften.
  2. Now add tomatoes, red wine and bay leaf.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Let cook for 5-6 hours on low. If it thickens too much add water. 
  5. Discard the bay leaf and blend with an immersion blender or pour into blender if you don't have one. 
  6. Process until smooth.
  7. Add your small pasta stars and let the soup continue to simmer for another 15 minutes. 
  8. Lastly stir the milk in until combined.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Pour into bowls, garnish with the parsley, serve and enjoy!