My husband and I had our very first date at Purple in Kirkland almost 9 years ago. 5-6 garlic cloves (pressed, crushed, or minced) 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (or half as much table salt) 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper. Turn off heat and use for any recipe calling for marinara. The flavors are just perfect for the summer. There is a lot of controversy in the tomato world (like there is one…a tomato world I mean.) Stir occasionally. Added 1 can of RoTel diced tomatoes with green chilies, -Pureed, I left the soup chunky. The taste is perfect. 1 jumbo onion, diced. In order for us Seattle folks to enjoy the bounty  and not drive the 2 hours over the mountains where the wineries are located – 90 of those wineries have tasting rooms located in a little town just east of Seattle called Woodinville. 2-3 tablespoons olive oil. Your email address will not be published. Hope that helps! I am so glad! Safeway now carries it’s own brand called  “Marzano Type” tomatoes, but I have not tried them. PS. Hi Debbie – that would be the tomatoes fault :). They are considerably cheaper – would love to know if anyone has used them or an equivalent. I made the soup with drained Italian plum tomatoes. Creamy, rich and bursting with brightness, this tomato soup recipe is the ultimate sidekick to a grilled cheese sandwich. This recipe looks delicious. Erica’s Cento Tomato Recipe: Notes: *I learned the red sauce recipe from Francis Ford Coppola when he was a house guest of ours. The best of the best all in one little book! (You can use a blender for best results but an immersion blender will work just as well.). There are over  690 wineries and growing! Join our free list below and receive our Ebook: TOP 10 EASY DINNER RECIPES! olive oil to medium hot skillet with lid and heat oil for 2 minutes. Saute onion, garlic and chili flakes in two tablespoons olive oil. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. Buon Appetito. I'm glad I didn't add the tomato liquid. (thank you Laura, my secret food spy! So satisfying! And here is where the fun begins! 6 pound can San Marzano whole tomatoes (pureed until smooth in food processor, blender, or food mill) I plan on freezing the servings (without the whipping cream)--since there are only two of us. 1. If you like, you can also share your specific comments, positive or negative - as well as any tips or substitutions - in the written review space. Printable Recipe. I was just at Purple restaurant in Seattle where I have it every time I visit! Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, to let flavors blend, 20-25 minutes. And thanks for posting! I use Cento brand. In a 6-quart stockpot or Dutch oven, heat oil, butter and pepper flakes over medium heat until butter is melted. Kathi, I completely agree that San Marzano tomatoes are the best – especially for tomato soup! Might you have the recipe for Purple Cafe grilled cheese as well?!? Ingredients. Yum!! This looks luscious and I would love to visit Woodinville one of these days , Your email address will not be published. I love Purple! I used an immersion blender but a table top blender may give you a more smoother texture (truer to the restaurant’s recipe). Add a pinch or two of salt and cook until soft, about 10-12 minutes. Mix well. An authentic Tomato Soup that is packed with flavor! A quick stick blend will recombine everything. Saute onion, garlic and chili flakes in two tablespoons olive oil. The same or diced, crushed, puree? You might like this soup as’s Whole30 compliant and super tasty! Bring back to a low simmer. This makes a big old batch – eat half and freeze the rest. Thanks Kathi your recipes make me smile It is a simple red sauce using CENTO tomatoes. Kathi, If you use a sweet white, I’d omit the sugar…just a thought . Thanks for sharing! Name * Email * Website. salt and 1/2 tsp. Use a good extra virgin olive oil. Thank you!! Add tomatoes, 1/3 cup olive oil and sugar. I used whole tomatoes. You can't beat this homemade version of the classic. Kathi, Add 1 tbsp. Hi Mara, you can omit the sugar entirely and switch out the wine for chicken broth. For me – there is. My parents have made this recipe so many times, and they got me to try it last weekend – obsessed! fresh). It also makes a huge batch that is a great take along to summer parties. If desired, slowly stir in heavy cream, stirring continuously to incorporate; return to stove to heat through. 2. Copyright © 2020 Laughing Spatula | Contact & Privacy Policy. — Josh Rink, The Best Ever Tomato Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home. WE LOVE HELPING YOU MAKE FRESH, DELICIOUS AND SIMPLE RECIPES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Thanks! Sauté garlic in pan 1 minute and add crushed tomatoes and tomato paste. We were just there today and I had the Purple Chop Salad with San Marzano Tomato Soup! Stir in tomatoes, chicken stock, tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper; mix well. Filed Under: Fast and Fresh, Healthy Recipes, Main Course Recipes, Soup, Sign up for free recipes delivered straight your in box ! I have the same issues with them…, I use Cento “Certified” San Marzano Whole Peeled Tomatoses when I make marinara sauce. You can see them all HERE! I use beef stock instead of chicken and top it w fresh bacon crumbles it’s a flavor explosion in your mouth! ground pepper. FREE RECIPE EBOOK! Add a pinch or two of salt and cook until soft, about 10-12 minutes. What can I do to? New fave recipe. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. I’m going to try that type of tomato to see the flavor difference. Be the first to rate and review this recipe. Would that work or do I need a dry white? Fresh food, wonderful wine and our favorite – San Marzano Tomato Soup. I love tomato soup and this recipe looks so good, Kathi. This San Marzano Tomato Soup is the read deal! I already made another batch on my own Thanks for the awesome recipe! If it’s a Reisling I’d pass and just go with chicken stock but if it’s a sweeter variety of a dry wine like Sauvignon Blanc then I’d say it’s fine. I skipped the whipping cream - didn't want the extra fat and calories. ? Home Recipes Cooking Style Comfort Food. I am going to try this! I see Sue's question wasn't answered. olive oil to medium hot skillet with lid and heat oil for 2 minutes. Add shredded basil, 1 tsp. A match made in heaven! Add basil. What type do you recommend for the soup. I have now added a few touches for my personal taste. Add tomatoes, 1/3 cup olive oil and sugar. Learn how your comment data is processed. Required fields are marked *. Kathi, this looks sooooo good, that will be my next pot of soup. I’m definitely a new fan and I’ll be making this recipe soon! I recommended Cento brand in the recipe. Thannks. Salt and pepper to taste. Chiffonade is a very fancy word isn’t it??? Add wine and simmer, reducing liquid until almost dry. 6 ounce can tomato paste. Cento crushed tomatoes are best. plus 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil - use a good one, packed basil leaves - sliced in chiffonade style. There are some copy cat brands out there. I used my Instapot and cooked it on high pressure for 10 minutes. Add garlic and dried basil; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Our favorite restaurant is Purple – a beautiful little cafe located in the heart of Woodinville. I made this recipe but I am finding the soup acidity. This soup is bright with flavor and is great to dunk The Best Ever Grilled Cheese Sandwich into. 4 28 ounce cans Authentic Marzano Tomatoes such as Cento; 1 cup packed basil leaves - sliced in chiffonade style; Instructions. Pressure-Cooker English Pub Split Pea Soup, Do Not Sell My Personal Information – CA Residents, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 3 cans (28 ounces each) whole peeled tomatoes, undrained, Fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced, optional. Stir sauce, set temperature to low, partially add lid and cook 20 minutes. Add carrots and onion; cook, uncovered, over medium heat, stirring frequently, until vegetables are softened, 8-10 minutes. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. 4. I actually found this recipe while searching for the recipe online – so glad I found you! Your email address will not be published. I took it to compliment a crab feast in Baltimore and it was a HUGE hit! Sauté garlic in pan 1 minute and add crushed tomatoes and tomato paste. I have a sweet white. We are Kathi and Rachel, a mother daughter blogging team creating easy to prepare foods made with fresh ingredients that your whole family will love! Did anyone make it with the liquid? Hi Jim! Now I did not ask them for this recipe, and I’m not sure  they would share – but I just happen to know somebody, who knows somebody and I was able to get the recipe! I think this soup is meant to be smoother….I’d like to try my table top blender next time. Add 1 tbsp. Vegan and Gluten free. Served with homemade baked coconut chicken strips with honey mustard sauce. Thank you for sharing this! Do not substitute this ingredient. I've made this several times this summer and it's fabulous.