Monday, January 9, 2012

GAPS Legal Dairy Free Cream of Tomato Soup

I made this recipe up and it was super easy and yummy! I love Pacific's Creamy Tomato soup. But since we are on GAPS it has illegal ingredients. I was aiming for that kind of tomato soup flavor. This turned out great and is now another family favorite.

1 Tbsp Coconut Oil
1 large onion diced
1 carrot diced
1 1/2 celery stalks diced
2 garlic cloves minced
1 28oz canned diced tomatoes
2- 3 cups homemade beef bone broth (or other broth)
salt to taste
pinch dried basil

In pan on medium heat put coconut oil. When melted add diced veggies and cook until onions are translucent. Add a pinch of salt. Add minced garlic. Cook for another minute. Add large pinch of dried basil. Add in diced tomatoes and broth. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for about ten minutes. Remove from heat and blend with stick blender (you can pour it in the regular blender, but just be aware that hot liquids in a blender do expand and don't let the top blow off.).

You can add sour cream or shredded raw cheese if you do dairy. My little guy had a dollop of coconut milk in his and liked it.

You can also leave out the extra broth and add more basil and use this as a pizza sauce.

These crackers
or this
would be yummy to go with it.

The coconut bread that I made with it was not a good fit. I'll try the crackers next time.